This website is being launched with an eye on interacting with similar organizations round the globe and bringing together people who could co-operate and work together to fulfill our social commitments.

Welcome to Our Site :

"GRECALTES, a NGO, came into existence in the year 1975 under the leadership of Dr. D.S. Chaudhury with the financial assistance from German Leprosy Relief Association with a challenge to eradicate Leprosy from Kolkata metropolitan area and neighboring districts of West Bengal, India. Since 1991 GRECALTES started working in Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Diabetes Mellitus & other public health problems."

Vision :

"To be the pioneer for resource centre assuring progress and success. Vision is to achieve a value oriented sustainable society, based on social orientation, economic growth, and empowered people for a social transformation."

Mission statement :

"Total health care support to the community (marginalized population) with special focus to bring Leprosy caseload to such a level so that it will not be a Public Health Problem in days to come ......... To achieve sustainable improvement in TB control; To enhance awareness generation and prevention against HIV/AIDS and Diabetes Mellitus. To enhance the quality of life of community through education, Health , advocacy and community Development; .......... To place victims on the path of quality living."

Recent Events

"Starting of DMC (Designated Microscopy Centre) at Chok Krishnanagar PHC, HAW3, Maheshtala Municipality, by GRECALTES Under RNTCP, Govt. of India. "

Globally cancer is emerging as a amjor problem both in developed as well as developing countries. This dreaded disease has been indentified to beone of the leading cause of death worldwide. Even in this 21st century human beings are treated to be pitiable by others, which cause a great psichological trauma to the patient and the family too. Cancer neurosis is worse than even cardiac neurosis among patients causing poor quality of life. It is a matter of great regret that in our country about 80% cancer cases are detected in an advanced stage only when practically the curative therapy is not at all possible. Only palliative care could be of some help. To fight with the disease the fast possible way to make people aware of various signs and symptoms and methods of prevention of cancer as well as the environment protection.
A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

"Preventing GDM among Women Living
in Slum" with the following objective:


To create awareness among the under
privileged slum women at reproductive
age group about diabetes focusing on
gestational diabetes, promote healthy
life style among them and detect the
'At Risk"women for Diabetes through
BMI measurement and other risk factors.
This program has been conducting by
Greater Calcutta Leprosy Treatment &
Health Education Scheme (GRECALTES)
and supported by WDF



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To fight with the disease the fast possible way to make people aware of various signs and symptoms and methods of prevention of cancer as well as the environment protection.
A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

"Intensification of activities on TB with HIV & MDRTB program."

A lead and initiative was taken by government of india through the formation of national cancer control programme in the year 1975. In the year 1984-85 it was revised with emphasis on primary prevention and early detection of cancer. But even this effort also could not attain the goal upto the level of expectation and ultimately the policy has once again tracked back in 2005.
In such a scenario foccus has been established in 2010-11 with the mission of achieving success in its endeavour to increase awareness amongst the masses about cancer prevention and environmental protection.
This organisation seeks support and blessing whole heartedly from all rank and file of the people.

Research Works

"Burden of TB, MDR TB, Leprosy and TB with HIV/AIDs."


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