Why we are, who we are

It is believed that genetics, vitamin deficiency, and UV exposure combine to account for over 15 million (1.5 crores) Indians living without vision. Addressing these issues is a considerable task in itself, involving much time and effort...
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How we operate

The modern facilities staffed by compassionate doctors continue to develop as the institute keeps on procuring the latest equipment necessary to provide quality eye care. Facing the prospect of providing eye care services to a population of over 20 million...Learn more.

History

Sankurathri Foundation was established by Dr.Chandrasekhar Sankurathri as a memorial to his wife, Manjari Sankurathri, son, Srikiran and daughter, Sarada who were killed in a terrorist bombing of Air India Flight 182 (Kanishka) on 23rd June 1985...Learn more.


Community Outreach Program

Eye screening camp at a village.

Some highlights of the program, all provided free of charge, are as follows:

  • Providing eye care to the poor.
  • Organizing eye screening clinics three days in a week.
  • Providing transportation to the base hospital if surgery is required.
  • Providing intraocular lens implant.
  • Providing food, accommodation and medicines.