It was a moment of great pride to the institution founded on the principle of cost free eye care to the rich and poor without disparity and with a personal touch, when the administrator of its community ophthalmology wing ‘Jaslok Community Ophthalmology Center’ (JCOC), Shri V.Sivakumar was honoured with the highly prestigious ‘Seva Ratna Award’ – 2016, by well known civic body and service organization ‘EXNORA INTERNATIONAL’. The award citation affirms that the man being honoured has made ‘the world a better place today’ through his stellar service, which succinctly captures the very essence and purpose of Sankara Nethralaya.
The award was presented by Honourable Justice M.V. Muralidharan, Judge, Madras High Court at a glittering award ceremony held on the 7th of May 2017 at Vani Mahal, T Nagar, in the August presence of Shri P.Durairasu, IFS, Additional Principal Conservator of Forests, Government of Tamil Nadu, Srimathi M.Vijayalakshmi, IAS, Deputy Commissioner–Health, Greater Chennai Corporation and Dr. M.B. Nirmal-Founder EXNORA INTERNATIONAL.
Let us put our hands together for a round of resounding applause and extend our hearty Congratulations to Shri V.Sivakumar on being conferred with this rare honour!