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Inaugural of massive eye care facility in the East of India marks a giant step in Sankara Nethralaya’s battle against blindness!

Sankara Nethralaya launched its second major offensive against vision impairment in the East of India with a sprawling 67,000 Sq ft, 5 storied, State of the art ophthalmic facility at ‘Rajarhat’ the burgeoning satellite ‘New Town’ located at the north of 24 Parganas at the north eastern periphery of the city. The facility would offer [...]

Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya Tele-ophthalmology team adds new dimension to community outreach

The Tele-ophthalmology team at the Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya reached a new milestone in outreach and community ophthalmology by conducting a two day eye care camp in one of the most remote and inaccessible parts of the State. The camp co-ordinated by Shri Kaushik Adhikary, Senior Optometrist, Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya was conducted at Dayapur, [...]

A new milestone in clinical diagnosis

There could not have been a more auspicious beginning to Sankara Nethralaya’s initiative to bring State of the Art diagnosis to the East of India, His Holiness Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal made his divine presence and blessed the Polymerase Chain Reaction laboratory by lighting a holy lamp. The Sankaracharya later made a most heartwarming address [...]

Bhoomi Puja of Rajarhat project

“Bhoomi Puja” the traditional auspicious beginning and invoking the blessings of the Almighty for the successful completion of the proposed hospital project and excellent functioning of the new hospital was performed at the proposed site at Rajarhat on 28th of January, 2012. The proceedings began at 10:45 am and the main rituals were performed between [...]

Silanyas of Sankara Nethralaya’s fourth Center at Kolkata

‘Bengal Leads’ an ambitious initiative by the government of West Bengal under the stewardship of Honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to put the State on the fast track to growth and development was organized on the 9th of January, 2012 at the Milan Mela, Trade Fair Complex, Kolkata. The high power function meant to draw [...]

Branch at Kolkata renamed Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya

The Aditya Birla Group and Sankara Nethralaya have joined hands to augment eye care service delivery in India.  Sankara Nethralaya’s eye hospital at Kolkata has been renamed Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya.
Speaking at the renaming function on April 29, 2011, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, Dr. S S Badrinath said, “For an NGO like us to grow, [...]