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.
Disability as Sub-mandate introduced
TB as an equal mandate to Leprosy
Leprosy was eliminated as a Public Health Problem at National Level http://www.searo.who.int/timorleste/areas/leprosyelimination/en/
Pan India level
Integration of Leprosy into General Health Services at Pan India level starting from 2000 and ending in 2004.
Eastern Regional Office
Regional Office at Calcutta was designated for the Eastern Region
First Northern Regional Office
Northern Regional Office established at Delhi
Integration by the government
Tamilnadu Govt. integrated Leprosy with general health services
Regional Secretariat for South and North Formed
1980 – 1984
Reconstituted the Secretariat as Co-ordinating Secretariat for India and Srilanka (ALES India)