Press Release Sankara Eyecare bags IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award
04/09/2015

Press Release
Sankara Eyecare bags IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award

Online PR News – 09-April-2015 – mumbai/maharashtra – Sankara Eye Care Institutions India, has been conferred with IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award 2014 in healthcare sector by the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award (IMC RBNQA) Trust-a joint initiative of the Indian Merchants’ Chambers and House of Bajaj. Named after Late Ramkrishna Bajaj, the award, established in 1996 to provide special recognition to excellence in organizations, is the most prestigious national quality award in India. Dr. R V Ramani, Founder & Managing Trustee, Sankara Eye Care Foundation India, received the award from Vishwanathan Anand at the Making Quality Happen Awards Ceremony held in Mumbai today. As winner of the IMC RBNQA award, Sankara is now eligible to apply for the Global Performance Excellence Award, the only formal global recognition of performance excellence.

In his comments, Dr. Ramani said,”Sankara’s recognition for best practices and quality systems in healthcare is even more gratifying and noteworthy given the presence of the best of corporate hospitals in the country vying for this national recognition. Winning the RBNQA was the culmination of the tremendous effort, the team at Sankara Eye Care put in while implementing the world-class practices across it’s hospitals. This famed Sankara Quality eyecare is available pan India including Mumbai where it has a state-of-the art hospital at Malad West.” “Winning this award reinforces our resolve in aligning with the mission and vision to continue being world-class and providing quality eye-care for all,” he further added.

About Sankara Eye Foundation: Sankara Eye Care Institutions is a Non Profit NGO and is part of the Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Medical Trust founded in 1977 at Coimbatore with a vision to provide quality eyecare. With the goal of replicating one Sankara Eye Hospital in every State in India, the group is working towards freedom from preventable and curable blindness - " Vision 20/20 by the year 2020 " - wherein no one would be needlessly blind. It’s a chain of 13 eye hospitals comprising a team of 200 doctors, 600 paramedical professionals, 275 support staff and total bed strength of 1800. Sankara works on a 80:20 model where 80% of the beneficiaries are the rural poor who receive totally free eyecare while the balance 20% are the affordable sections of the society, who pay for their treatment thereby cross subsidizing the free eye-care services. It has performed over 1.3 million Free Eyecare surgeries and 500+ eyecare surgeries are performed in Sankara Hospitals across daily.