Dr. SS Badrinath

Charity musical evening by Vision Research Foundation

The Tamil month of ‘Margazhi’ has traditionally been marked by devotional music and prayer, a time to invoke the Almighty through music and songs; it is a period when temple corridors to drawing rooms come alive with the chanting of mantras and rich devotional music right from dawn. So it was in the fitness of […]

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The IXth Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture

‘If children are the eyes of the nation, what greater responsibility do we have than ensuring the well-being of their eyes’ seemed to be the underlying theme of the IXth Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on 22nd December, 2011. The day’s proceedings got off to an auspicious start with an […]

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Vision Research Foundation’s self funding initiative gets a great start!

The Vision Research Foundation’s long time dream and objective of creating its own corpus fund to the tune of rupees 200 crores to support its broad spectrum, India centric research got off to a head start on the 10th of December. It was on this day exactly a century ago that Shri S.Krishnamurthy Rao who […]

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World Diabetes Day November 14

The M.V Hospital for diabetes and the Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre organized a human chain in association with Sankara Nethralaya in observation of World Diabetes Day on 14, November, 2011. A total of 400 volunteers, from students of the Women’s Christian College, staff members of Sankara Nethralaya, MV Hospital, Prof M.Vishwanathan Research Centre […]

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XVI Sri Venugopal Endowment Lecture

The opening statement of Dr Pratik Ranjan Sen presenting the day’s proceedings, that it was a day of reminiscing, thanksgiving and honouring captured the essence of the XVI Sri Venugopal Endowment Lecture being held on the 12th of November 2011 at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium most aptly. The Sankara Nethralaya family was honouring one of […]

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Stanchart – Scope & Sankara Nethralaya joint eye care initiative takes a forward step

A simple function was organized at the “Haddows Campus’ on Thursday, November 3, 2011 to give shape to the MoU signed between Stanchart Bank –Scope International and Sankara Nethralaya earlier in the month. Senior personnel representing both sides were present at the function.  Dr SS.Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya began the proceedings on an auspicious […]

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Seventh Annual Sankara Ratna Award Ceremony

Saturday, the 29th of October 2011 was a day of dark clouds, heavy downpour and water clogged roads in Chennai but none of it had apparently dampened the spirits of the ‘Sankara Ratna Award’ function at the AVM Rajeswari Kalyana Mandapam. The Sankara Nethralaya family had chosen to honour one of its most illustrious members […]

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XXIII Graduation Ceremony celebrated with great enthusiasm

Thunderous applause, vigorous handshakes, joy and jubilation marked the XXIII graduation day at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011. It was a day of fulfillment and pride for the passing out students, faculty members and most importantly the visibly elated parents and other family members gathered in good numbers to participate […]

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Sri Srinivasa Sankara Nethralaya Trust takes a step forward

Ophthalmic equipment worth rupees 9 lakhs was handed over to Dr SS Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, and Dr S.Bhaskaran, Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya by Shri Umapathy, Deputy Executive Officer, Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanam Information Center, TNagar, Chennai in a simple but significant function held at the Information Center. The occasion marked the launching of the ‘Weekly’ eye screening […]

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Scope International and Sankara Nethralaya enhance their scope of service to society

Wednesday the 19th of October 2011 saw the adding of a wonderful new chapter to the Standard Chartered Bank Scope International and Sankara Nethralaya’s ongoing partnership against blindness. The well-known ITES provider added a new feather to its Corporate Social Responsibility cap with the inclusion of a mobile eye care unit to its joint efforts […]

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