Blue Cross Hospital
The Blue Cross of India (BCI) is an animal welfare charity based in Chennai, India. It was established in 1959 by Captain V. Sundaram, his wife Usha and their three children, in Chennai (then Madras). The society was formally registered in 1964 under the Societies Registration Act The nine signatories to the Articles & Memorandu of Association were Captain V Sundaram, Mrs Usha Sundaram, S. Chinny Krishna, Suresh Sundaram, S. Vijayalakshmi, Mr D Daivasigamonfy, Mrs Kamakshi Krishnamoorthi, Mrs Sundari Nataraj and Mr. T V Chandrasekhar. It is now one of the country's largest animal welfare organisations. It runs several animal welfare programs including animal rights awareness.