Netra Foundation was conceived in 1989 and 'Sudarshanam Netra Chikitsalayam' was established formally on 12 April-1993 inaugurated by Adv.N.S.Prabhakaran Pillai (NSS Thiruvalla Taluk Union President) and the campus was later shifted to permanent at Thymala Manjadi on 30th August 2009 inaugurated by Actor Philanthropist Bharat Suresh Gopi in presence of Mr.Aditya Ruia and his Mother Mrs.Veena Ruia, MLA Adv.Mathew.T.Thomas, Municipal Chairman Late Jacob Vanchipalam Sri.Prathapa Chandra Varma, Tantri Akkiramon Kalidasa Bhattathiri and others.... The first floor of the hospital was dedicated to Late Mr.Balkrishna Lal Pittie.
Netra Foundation was founded under the auspices of Paramacharya of Kanchi Kama Koti Peedom Shri Shri. Chandra Shekharendra Saraswathi Swamigal of Kancheepuram in the campus of Netracharya Late N.V.Kuttikrishnan Nair (1921 - 2003) at Niranam near Thiruvalla, Kerala India . The Holi Paduka and a Coconut blessed by the Paramacharya himself is being worshipped in the hospital since then.