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Helen Keller Remembrance Day and Dr Sitalakshmi Gift of Sight Awards Day celebrated at Sankara Nethralaya

The Lion’s club of Central Madras and Sankara Nethralaya, two institutions working at the forefront of banishing blindness and providing vision to millions, honoured the memory of two great women whose personal example would continue to ignite their passion for service to the blind in the years to come, on the 21st of June 2013 [...]

Helen Keller Remembrance and Dr G.Sitalakshmi Gift of Sight award day

It was time to stand up and salute the indomitable will of the lady who defied blindness and sound bytes and went on to become the very epitome of hope, courage, confidence and service to millions. It was also a day to recall the services and contribution of Dr G.Sitalakshmi one of the finest surgeons [...]

Diabetic retinopathy screening camp at Raj Bhavan

The Lion’s club of Central Madras organized a diabetic retinopathy screening camp and award presentation ceremony at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan on the 29th of February, 2012. The function held under the auspices of the Governor of Tamil Nadu who inaugurated the camp and presented the prizes was attended by Lion G.V Raman, Lion [...]

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 [...]

A New hope for patients with low vision

The air of conviviality and informal atmosphere at the boardroom of the Kamal Nayan Bajaj Research Centre on the evening of August 24th, 2011 looked more like a friendly get together or the reunion of members of a family after many years, little wonder as it was members of the Lions Club of Central Madras [...]