Awards

‘Seva award’ for Surekha Mehta

On the occasion of Mahaveer Jayanthi this year, the ladies wing of Jain Maha Sangh awarded Ms. Surekha Mehta, SWAN trustee, with the “Seva Award” for the selfless services rendered to Sankara Nethralaya. The award was presented on March 19, 2010. Associated with Sankara Nethralaya since 1979, Ms. Surekha Mehta, as a SWAN volunteer, has […]

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SN Executives awarded health care diplomas

As part of Sankara Nethralaya’s employee-development programme, 20 executives from the institute received their Diploma in Health Care Management on March 11, 2010. The Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), along with the support of the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, specially designed the programme to suit the requirements of Sankara Nethralaya. Editor-in-chief, The Hindu, […]

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Madras University honours alumni

To commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2010, the Madras University honoured 30 women alumni in recognition for their contribution and service to society. Dr. K. Lily Therese, Professor & HoD, Microbiology, from the L&T Microbiology Centre at Sankara Nethralaya was honoured for her work in Molecular Microbiology on the occasion.

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FICCI Lifetime Achievement award for Dr. Badrinath

  Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath was presented with the FICCI Award for Lifetime Achievement on February 20, 2010 by Principal Secretary, Health, V.K. Subburaj. Accepting the award, Dr. Badrinath applauded Chief Minister Shri. M. Karunanidhi’s Insurance Scheme, which enables people from all sections of society to avail good medical care at the best institutions, […]

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Scientific deliberations galore at 2010 AIOC

Over 5,000 Ophthalmologists from India and abroad participated at the annual All-India Ophthalmology Conference at Kolkata, held from January 21-24, 2010, which saw over 1,000 speakers and faculty hold more than 200 sessions of scientific deliberations on Ophthalmology. Accolades for SN doctors: For his dedicated services in ocular immunology, Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director, Ocular Pathology, […]

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‘Best Paper Award’

His Holiness Dalai Lama presents the ‘Best Paper’ award to Dr. Dhanashree Ratra. Dr. Dhanashree Ratra, Senior Consultant, Vitreoretinal Department, was presented with the ‘Best Paper’ award at the 18th Annual Vitreoretinal Society of India meeting at Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.      Dr. Ratra was presented with the award by his Holiness Dalai Lama for her […]

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‘Social Enterprise of the Year’

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri. Kapil Sibal (center) presents the ‘Social Enterprise of the year’ award to Sankara Nethralaya’s Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath in New Delhi on December 03, 2009. Sankara Nethralaya has been awarded the ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ at the 5th CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards. Dr. SS Badrinath, […]

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Badrinath

For his outstanding contributions in the field of Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya’s Chairman Emeritus, Dr. SS Badrinath, was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Madras City Ophthalmological Association (MCOA) on November 29, 2009 at a function in Chennai.       The Lifetime Achievement Award was also given to two other renowned ophthalmologists — Dr. ET […]

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Honouring the spirit of volunteerism

Lion Dr. K.S. Lakshmi, immediate past district governor, presents the awards to Lion S.N. Hari Narayanan and Lion G.V. Raman Lion G.V. Raman, past district governor, and Lion S.N. Hari Narayanan, past president, were felicitated, on November 12, 2009, by Lions Club of Central Madras for receiving the ‘Friend of Humanity Award’ and the ‘Helping […]

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International Education Award for Dr. Tarun Sharma

Dr. Tarun Sharma, Director, Shri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreoretinal Services, has been awarded the International Ophthalmologist Education Award 2009 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The award is in recognition for his “pursuit of lifelong education in ophthalmology.”

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