Mr. K.R.V. Prasada Rao, brother-in-law of (late) N.T. Rama Rao, the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and his wife Ms. K. Lakshmi Prasad pledged their eyes to Sankara Nethralaya on June 21, 2010.
The eye donation pledge form was received by Chairman Emeritus Dr. S.S.Badrinath. Dr. N. Radhika spoke about corneal blindness on the occasion. Ms. Lakshmi Prasad offered to spread awareness on eye donation among her near and dear ones and will encourage them to pledge their eyes.
The event was coordinated by Mr. N.D.J. Renganath, Trustee, Sri Srinivasa Sankara Nethralaya Trust.
From January this year, the CU Shah Eye Bank at Sankara Nethralaya has received 1800 eye donation pledges.