Dr. Umesh : Sankara eye hospital, Bangalore
Award Category : PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS
Year : 2010
This is a super- speciality eye hospital. They have a programme called NANNA KANNU, an initiative for providing preventive and curative eye care for children from the economically weaker section. They are also associated with the SARVA SHIKSHA ABHYAAN and NATIONAL RURAL HEALTH MISSION to create awareness. This hospital works towards a status Ratio where 80% of the surgeries are not paid for. More than 60,000 rural and urban under privileged people have been helped through his Noble Project.