Workshop :

National Workshop on ‘World without Leprosy


National Workshop on “World without Leprosy” was organized by GRECALTES ( Greater Calcutta Leprosy Treatment & Health Education Scheme 26th & 27th September, 2008 at Dayananda Hall, Ramakrisna Mission Seva Pratisthan, Kolkata. The workshop was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal Sri Gopal Krishna Gandhi in presence of Hon,ble Minister of Health Dr. Surjya Kanta Mishra. It was graced by the stalwarts of the Leprosy field.
Dr. V.M. Katoch, Secretary, Dept. of Health Research, Govt. of India and Director General of ICMR, Dr.K.V. Desikan, Director, GMLF, Dr. P.K. Oomen, Director, CLTR & I, Dr. R. Ganapati, Director, Bombay Leprosy Project, Dr. V.V. Dongre, Consultant, LEAP, ALERT India, Dr. D.S. Chaudhury, Founder Director of GRECALTES. The guest lecturer presented their paper in the Workshop which enriched and enlightened the audience.

Honorable Governor, Sri Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Dr. V.M. Katoch, Secretary, Dept. of Health Research, Govt. of India and Director General of ICMR and Director GRECALTES at NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ‘WORLD WITHOUT LEPROSY’ organized by GRECALTES on 26th & 27th September, 2008.

NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON “WORLD WITHOUT LEPROSY & TUBERCULOSIS”


Organized by GRECALTES on 3rd & 4th December, 2011 at Dayananda Hall & Gahanananda Hall, Ramkrishna Mission Seva Pratisthan, Kolkata.

Inauguration of the workshop by Honorable Chief Guest, Dr. V.M. Katoch, Secretary to Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, Honorable Member Legislative Assembly, Mrs. Sikha Mitra, Swami Satyadebananda Maharaj, Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission Seva Pratisthan.

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."