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Sankara Nethralaya’s eye bank wins highest accreditation in its field!

It was a moment of crowning glory for the Sankara Nethralaya family when the CU Shah Eye Bank, the institution’s most advanced and well equipped facility and key player in its battle against corneal blindness was awarded the ‘Quality Certificate’ by ‘SightLife’ a high profile member of the ‘International Agency for the prevention of Blindness’ [...]

Sankara Nethralaya spearheads “Awareness rally during Eye Donation Fortnight”

Sankara Nethralaya, with its undaunting spirit has consistently championed the noble cause of eye donation with numerous efforts to enhance the volume of eye donations, to bridge the wide gap between availability and need for cornea in transplant procedures by spreading awareness on eye donation.
Since its inception, the CU Shah Eye Bank has been involved [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy makes its presence felt at prestigious Science Festival in the City

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy made an impressive showcase of itself and its contribution to the world of education and academia in general at the ‘Chennai Science Festival 2014’ organized jointly by the Science City, Government of Tamil Nadu and Anna University at the Arignar Anna Gem Science Park School, Chennai, from  the 29th to 1st [...]

A patriotic and principled leader visits Sankara Nethralaya

As part of his efforts towards instilling the values of patriotism, team spirit and a service orientation among the employees Dr SS.Badrinath had organized for the visit and guest lecture of a towering leader whose movement had these as its core values, the man was Shri Mohan Madhukar Bhagwat, Sarsanghachalak (Supreme Chief), Rashtrya Swayamsevak Sangh. [...]

World’s leading helping hand honours the services of a compassionate helping hand

The Lion’s Club of Central Madras and the Lion’s club of Annai District jointly celebrated ‘United Nation’s Day’ in a grand manner at the Benz Park Hotel, Chennai. The proceedings included a fellowship, meeting and distribution of awards followed by dinner. The awards were distributed by the Chief Guest Dr Stefan Weckbach, Consul General of [...]

Walk for Vision 2012

The string of events and measures to popularize eye donation and educate the general public on the need for eye donation, organized by the CU Shah Eye Bank, Sankara Nethralaya  from August 25th culminated as a grand finale on Saturday, 8th of September 2012, observed nationwide as ‘Eye donation Day’, with a “Walk for Vision [...]

National Eye donation fortnight sees fresh impetus in eye donation drive

National Eye Donation Fortnight (August 25th to September 8th) was observed in right earnest by the CU Shah eye bank. A multi-pronged approach was adopted to reach out the critical message of eye donation/eye pledging to the general public.
The fortnight’s activities got off to a flying start with a human chain and rally of school [...]

Awareness sessions mark eye donation fortnight

As part of the National Eye Donation fortnight, held from August 25 to September 8, 2010, the CU Shah Eye Bank undertook a string of activities to raise awareness on the importance of eye donation and to sensitize the public on the need to pledge eyes. On air messages were relayed, through one of Chennai’s [...]

Nethralaya’s ‘Future Vision’ screened

To capture the phenomenal growth of Sankara Nethralaya in the recent past and to showcase its future projects, Sankara Nethralaya, with the support of AVM studios, has come out with a one-hour film – Future Vision – on the institute.
Directed by one of Tamil cinema’s leading directors, Mr. SP Muthuraman, the documentary encompasses all aspects [...]