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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 [...]

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 [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s avowed principle of ‘business with compassion’ draws management students from prestigious US University

It was a proud moment indeed for Sankara Nethralaya when it received a request from the National School of Management that students from the University of Albany, New York with which they have partnered for an Executive MBA program would like to visit Sankara Nethralaya for a first hand perspective of how ‘Business and Compassion [...]

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 [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy wins heads and hearts

The second batch of students from the Nethsetha Hospital, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, completing their Hospital Management course at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy, took some time to share their experience and thoughts on the course, the institution and its people. While they expressed deep satisfaction over key academic areas like course content, teaching standards and team [...]

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 [...]

18th Mahaperiyava Aradhana

The 18th Aradhana of the Mahaperiyava of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam was celebrated at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on the 3rd of January, 2012 with the piety and religious fervour befitting the occasion. Delivering the welcome note Dr AR.Karthik, Fellow, Post DNB observed that it is the divine guiding force and Anugraha of Periyava that [...]

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 camps [...]

University of Missouri honors Dr. Badrinath

Dr. SS Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, was awarded an honorary degree — the Doctor of Science (D. Sc.) — from the University of Missouri, US, on December 18, 2010 at the University’s Honors Ceremony. The award is one of the highest academic tributes that the University of Missouri awards to recognize the achievements of [...]

“People award” for JCOC Coordinator

Mr. Arul Kumar, Coordinator, Community Outreach, Jaslok Community Ophthalmic Centre (JCOC), has been awarded the “People Award – August 2010″ by SOUTH INDIAN POST, a weekly magazine. He was presented with the award by Thiru Lena Tamilvanan on October 24, 2010.
Dedicating the award to Sankara Nethralaya’s founder Dr. SS Badrinath and his wife, Dr. Vasanthi [...]