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34th Foundation Day Celebrations

The Sankara Nethralaya family celebrated its ‘Day Out’ and culturals as part of its 34th Foundation Day on Sunday the 16th of September 2012. The organizing committee members of the event had gathered at the Narada Gana Sabha the venue of the function well in advance of the scheduled time of the programs to give [...]

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 [...]

Sankara Nethralaya celebrates 34 eventful years!

The 6th of September 2012 marked Sankara Nethralaya’s entry into its 35th year of operation and service to mankind, proud members of the Sankara Nethralaya family from the Main campus and other centers in the city gathered in full strength at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium to wish each other and participate in the Foundation Day [...]

66th Independence Day celebrations

The Nation’s 66th Independence Day was celebrated with joy and patriotic fervor at the Sankara Nethralaya Main campus, the day also marked the acknowledging of services and contributions of Sankara Nethralaya employees at different levels. Just as the preceding year when the towering presence of Shri V.Kalyanam  a veteran freedom fighter and a man who [...]

An expression of gratitude to its friends by Sankara Nethralaya

It was a day of celebrating the spirit and joy of giving, a day of acknowledging, thanking and honouring the noble men and women who have a place in their heart for Sankara Nethralaya and the cause of banishing blindness and providing compassionate eye care and those who have contributed and supported the cause and [...]

Eleventh Dr E.Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific Session

The Dr E.Vaithilingam Memorial Scientific Session is conducted every year as a tribute to the contribution of this great man to the field of optometry and to the all round growth that the Elite School of Optometry registered during his tenure as its Principal between  1991- 2001. The 11th scientific session was held at the [...]

NABH Accreditation ceremony

The Accreditation of Sankara Nethralaya by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers (NABH), the highest recognition in the healthcare industry was celebrated with great fanfare at the Sri V.D Swami Auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya Main campus on Monday 12th, March, 2012. The Accreditation certificate was presented to Dr.S.Bhaskaran, Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya by the [...]

63rd Republic Day Celebrations

Republic Day of the Union of India was celebrated with the customary fanfare and patriotic fervour the occasion deserves at the Main campus of Sankara Nethralaya. The proceedings started at 8:00am with the day’s key moment, the hoisting of the national tricolor by well known social activist, thinker and orator Shri Thamizh Aruvi Manian, the [...]

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 [...]

Lion’s club felicitation function

The Lion’s club and Sankara Nethralaya have been, to quote Lion Shri GV.Raman’s words ‘Partners in conquering blindness’. So it was only natural that they decided to rise to the occasion to felicitate two of the senior heads of their partner institution chosen by the State government for high distinction. The awardees being felicitated were [...]