Timeline

2015
January 1

GLRA – NIEPMD extension centre

Established GLRA – NIEPMD extension centre
2013
December 4

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Collaboration with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
August 5

European Union

Collaboration with European Union
January 9

NGO Scheme in NLEP – 2013

The ‘NGO Scheme in NLEP – 2013” is formulated under the chairmanship of GLRA India with  committee members comprising of representatives from Govt of India, State Govt, ILEP, National Forum for persons affected by Leprosy . This is implemented by Central Leprosy Division, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
2011
January 7

CEO – GLRA India

J. Ravichandran took over as the CEO of exclusive GLRA India
2010
March 5

Disability Sub-mandate

Disability as Sub-mandate introduced
January 1

TB Mandate

TB as an equal mandate to Leprosy
2006
January 19

Tsunami Reconstruction work

Tsunami Relief and Reconstruction work carried out
2005
December 27

Tsunami Relief

Tsunami Relief and Reconstruction work carried out
March 10

Leprosy Elimination

Leprosy was eliminated as a Public Health Problem at National Level http://www.searo.who.int/timorleste/areas/leprosyelimination/en/
2004
January 19

Pan India level

Integration of Leprosy into General Health Services at Pan India level starting from 2000 and ending in 2004.
2002
January 19

Eastern Regional Office

Regional Office at Calcutta was designated for the Eastern Region
2000
January 19

First Northern Regional Office

Northern Regional Office established at Delhi
1997
January 19

Integration by the government

Tamilnadu Govt. integrated Leprosy with general health services
1995
January 1

ILEP co-ordination in India

Formal ILEP co-ordination in India started
1994
January 1

Tuberculosis – mandate

Tuberculosis is added as a mandate
1992
January 1

Independent entity

GLRA India Trust was registered as an Independent entity
1991
January 1

Silver Jubilee

Silver Jubilee of the GLRA India Celebrated
1984
January 16

Regional Secretary for India and Srilanka

Mr. JAYARAJ DEVADAS took over as the Regional Secretary for India and Srilanka
1982
January 16

Regional Secretariat

Regional Secretariat for South and North Formed
1980
January 1

1980 – 1984

Reconstituted the Secretariat as Co-ordinating Secretariat for India and Srilanka (ALES India)
1971
February 1

GREMALTES

Started Urban Leprosy Project GREMALTES (GREater MAdras Leprosy Treatement and Education Scheme).
January 1

1971

Purchased Own Building for the Secretariat
1966
February 16

Promoted NGO Projects to take up Leprosy Control Activities

personnel in action
January 16

1966 – 1971

Office of GLRA Representative started at Chennai with Mr. Gershon as the Representative