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“Your eyes are in good hands. Our Eye Institute has 18 Specialists in Ophthalmology, has a collective experience of over 228 years, performed more than 2, 86,079 surgeries”. “Our friendly and experienced staff is here to help you full eye treatment”.

Sankar Foundation (Registered No. 9485/84) is a Public Charitable Trust. Its core value “SERVICE TO MAN IS SERVICE TO GOD”. Our institution is registered with Income Tax Department and obtained PAN, Section 10 (23C), 12 A, 17 (2) (b), 80G, and also attained Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) account with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Ground breaking ceremony performed for construction of the new Hospital building
by
Sir John Major, Former Prime Minister UK,
on
9th March 2005, accompanied by Lord Marvin Davies, Group CEO, StanChart Bank.

“It is a pleasure to be here- you are doing wonderful work that is much needed”.
Sir John Major Former Prime Minister, Great Britain
9th March 2005

“A great privilege to be here. A very special place”.
Lord Mervyn Davies Group Chief Executive,
Standard Chartered Plc 9th March 2005

The Institute was among the 2,000 eye Institutions in six countries selected for a visit by former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major.


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We stand up for millions of people to retain good health. It is a calling.

We are operating:

Sankar Foundation Super Speciality Eye Institute with sub-specialities :
Anterior Segment and Posterior segment, Vitreo-Retinal Services, Cornea, Glaucoma, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Low-vision rehabilitation and Orbit and Oculoplasty.

Medical Education in Ophthalmology:
Fellowship Programmes, DNB.

Paramedical Education:
Ophthalmic Assistant (DOA) for 30 students and Diploma Course in Ophthalmic Technician (DOM).

A project “Sri Venkateswara Sravanam Institute”
(For Children with Hearing Impairment), Visakhapatnam Sub-Centre. 100% funded by TIRUMALA TIRUPATHI DEVASTHANAMS.

Research & Development Institute:
To develop new therapeutic agents through innovative techniques to reduce the cost and increase the affordability, quality of health care to the common man.

Statistics Table :- Treatment offered at our Sankar Foundation Super Speciality Eye Institute as on 30 Sep 2018
Total Out Patinets 16,85,329
Total surgeries performed 2,86,079
Free surgeries done to the Below Poverty Line people, 2,22,039
% of free surgeries done to the Below Poverty Line people 77
School screening camps done in Government and Semi Government schools 1,180
No. of children screened in Government and Semi Government schools 2,68,039
Anganwadi & special school children from 62 centres 1,221
Spectacles given to children studying in Government institutions 6,721

Our eye Institute has three categories of services:

Paid Services (Our Supporters). Done in A-Block at the base institute. Organize Institutional Camps.

For more information please click the following links

Our paid service patients are our Supporters. They are also contributing (cross-subsidisation) to the services provided free of cost to our Below the Poverty Line eye patient / non-paying patients.

We have an experience of treating over 19, 14,027 as outpatients and performed over 2, 78,472 eye surgeries as inpatients from 2nd June 1997 to 31st March 2018.

With the patronage of Paid patients and Donor / Corporate-CSR cooperation, our SFEH team is privileged to support 219,877 eye surgeries for the Below Poverty Line rural and tribal people at no cost to them (Approximately 79 %).

Free services (for below the poverty line, White Ration Card holders) done in B-Block at the base institute and in Rural Camps.

  • Complete clinical evaluation of the eye.
  • Para-clinical services (microbiology and general physician services)
  • Ancillary services (optical shop, pharmacy, contact lenses and cafeteria)
  • Comfortable waiting areas. Accommodation in Non-Ac Dormitory.

Donor / Corporate Social Responsible (CSR).

Our eye institute serves the population in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh and bordering districts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh. The Government of Andhra Pradesh recognized our Institute as the Best Social Organization in the year 2002 and alienated two acres of Land to us at the foothills of Simhachalam.

Knowing about our social work, Sir John Major, Former Prime Minister UK visited our institute and performed the Ground Breaking Ceremony of our institute building on 5 April 2005. Lord Mervyn Davies, The Chairman of Standard and Charted Bank who also accompanied Sir John Major, and sanctioned an amount of Rs.2.26 Crores towards our institute building fund. We have constructed the state-of-the-art modern eye institute building with one lakh Square feet built-up area, on this land. We has raised funds from donors, and Corporate-CSR for construction of this new institute building, to procure infrastructure, equipment, and support for community eye care. For each of these components has been titled after its patron – Dharma Daata, in recognition of their love, kind gesture and generous support.

With patronage of Paid patients and Donor / Corporate-CSR cooperation our SFEH team is privileged to support 219,877 eye surgeries for Below the Poverty Line rural and tribal people at no cost to them (which including propaganda, awareness, camp organizing, OP registration, Refraction, AR test, lab tests, syringing, transport, food, stay, surgical intervention with IOL, black spectacles, post-op care, refraction spectacles etc.) for the past two decades.

For further modernizing/replacing worn-out equipment for this eye hospital, we depend on your gift, bequeath and Corporate Social Responsible collaboration. Your continuous support may enable us to strengthen the existing infrastructure and /or upgrade our clinical facilities.

By becoming a Supporter or Donor / CSR - Cooperation you will contribute to the services provided free of cost to our under-privileged patients.

To volunteer with our cause and care of eye care, please click the following links:

If you have any further questions, please feel free to call us at 99495 88534.

You may also email any questions to agmcr@sankarfoundation.org

Additional information our eye care programs/ empanelment can be obtained by calling us at 9059820135.

Contact us!
Sankar Foundation Eye Institute-Main

Door.No.9-50, Sai Madhava Nagar,
Naiduthota, Vepagunta,
Visakhapatnam –PIN: 530047,
Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: 99495 88534,
Email: agmcr@sankarfoundation.org

Working Days / Hours:
Monday to Saturday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Our Services
Adding Smiles to life

Doctors at Sankar Foundation performed ‘Squint Correction Surgery’ on a 2 year old child ‘bhavyasree’ suffering from Squint problem.

Doctors at Sankar Foundation Eye Institute successfully corrected the vision of twin babies Ram & Lakshman’ identified with squint problem.

A group of Doctors at Sankar Foundation Eye Institute performed critical surgeries to restore the vision of a child ‘Baby Yenamma’ suffering from Bilateral Cataract.

Vision Partners
Testimonials

“In deep admiration & humble gratitude to the Sankar Foundation & especially to Mr.Sankar & Arun for making my visit such a memorable and vivid experience. I hope Vitol can continue to support your work for many years”

Clare Homfray
Vitol Charitable Foundation
4th Feb 2010

2018-04-06T11:19:47+00:00

Clare Homfray
Vitol Charitable Foundation
4th Feb 2010

“In deep admiration & humble gratitude to the Sankar Foundation & especially to Mr.Sankar & Arun for making my visit such a memorable and vivid experience. I hope Vitol can continue to support your work for many years”

"It is a pleasure to be here - you are doing wonderful work that is much needed"

Sir John Major
former Prime Minister, Great Britain
9th March 2005

2018-05-09T06:29:51+00:00

Sir John Major
former Prime Minister, Great Britain
9th March 2005

"It is a pleasure to be here - you are doing wonderful work that is much needed"

“Sankar Foundation is doing wonderful work with the needy especially to the tribals. Please keep it up and all the best”

K.V.Gupta
Vitol Charitable Foundation
28th Feb 2010

2018-05-09T06:35:53+00:00

K.V.Gupta
Vitol Charitable Foundation
28th Feb 2010

“Sankar Foundation is doing wonderful work with the needy especially to the tribals. Please keep it up and all the best”

“A great privilege to be here. A very special place”

Mervyn Davies
Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Plc
9th March 2005

2018-05-09T06:39:25+00:00

Mervyn Davies
Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Plc
9th March 2005

“A great privilege to be here. A very special place”

“A Great day for Sankar Foundation. Wish you continued success with your goals. You can make a difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands”

Gullpalli N Rao
Chairman, IAPB
9th March 2005

2018-05-09T06:40:21+00:00

Gullpalli N Rao
Chairman, IAPB
9th March 2005

“A Great day for Sankar Foundation. Wish you continued success with your goals. You can make a difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands”

"Sankar Foundation is doing an excellent and noble job in the field of eye care. Proud to be associated with them. Keep up the excellent work.All best wishes"

A.S.V.Ramanan
DGM-Materials(P),HPCL-Visakha Refinery Vizag
2nd August 2012

2018-05-09T13:18:16+00:00

A.S.V.Ramanan
DGM-Materials(P),HPCL-Visakha Refinery Vizag
2nd August 2012

"Sankar Foundation is doing an excellent and noble job in the field of eye care. Proud to be associated with them. Keep up the excellent work.All best wishes"

I am very much impressed by the way you are managing Shankar Foundation. the Hospitals is in right hands

S K Murthy

14-11-2018

2018-12-06T07:03:00+00:00

S K Murthy

14-11-2018

I am very much impressed by the way you are managing Shankar Foundation. the Hospitals is in right hands

Sankar Foundation Eye Institute

Door No: 19-50,

Saimadhava Nagar, Naidu Thota,

Vepagunta, Visakhapatnam – 530 047.

Phone: +91-891 289 1100, 289 1111.

Email: admin@sankarfoundation.org



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Akkayyapalem City Centre

Door No: 45-40-39,

Near Venugopala Swamy Temple,

Akkayyapalem Main Road,

Visakhapatnam – 530 016.

Phone: +91-891 278 4299



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Gajuwaka City Centre

Opp. State Bank of India

Old Gajuwaka,

Visakhapatnam – 530 026.

Phone: +91-891 275 8529.



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