Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology is a Division of Sankurathri Foundation


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…

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…

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…

Community Outreach Program

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.



Dr. Venkatesh Prajna

we are in total admiration and in awe of the wonderful work you are doing mentored by the great visionary Dr. Chandrasekhar

Aravind Eye Hospitals


Sri S. Rama Dorai

Hope and Future is what i see here. our respect to Dr. Chandra & his team goes up multi fold.this is the sort of commitment that our country needs

TATA Group

Jennifer Daubeny

I am so proud to have the opportunity to visit the foundation and see first hand the profound impact your work is having on people of all ages in the area. congratulations.

Consul General of Canada

South India

Harinder Sidhu

What an inspiration to come and ses the work you are doing here. This work is mainly changing the lives and will make an incridable change and contribution to India and the Kakinada

Austrailian High Commissioner and Ambassador to Bhutan

Dr. Silas & Vasantha Charles

A one man’s dream from the tragedy the family to enlightening and giving the gift of vision. you truly are a gift to all of us

Hope International Hospitals - Kakinada


Sri. K. Pawan Kalyan

Dr. Chandrasekhar is an inspirational personality who has transformed his colossal personal loss into social service. I salute him for the commendable job he has been doing.

Founder Janasena Party & Film Actor

Janasena Party

Sri. Thota Narasimham

Srikiran providing very good services to the poor people living in rural areas with better facilities, better equipment and well trained doctors

Member of Parliament -Kakinada

Dr. P. Ravindra Babu

I Felt so humble but going back made energised and encouraged to follow his foot steps


Member of Parliament - Loksabha

Dr. Allen Foster

Thank you an Oasis. I hope the work for blind children has been conceived today

Christoffel Blinden Mission


Sri. V.V.Kumar

A place where sacrifice with dedication and concern for humanity is shown

General Manager - Nagarjuna Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited


Cornelia Princepe, Reporter

This is truly an oasis in more ways than one. I was moved beyond tears. Thank you for your kindness, generosity and inspiration

Cornelia Princepe, Reporter

Toronto, Canada

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