2018 Jan 23 New 25 bedded SRH Palliative Care and Support for HIV/AIDS & TB was formally inaugurated by Smt. Nandita Sen, President of the Sivananda Rehabilitation Home (SRH) at Kukatpally, dedicated to the memory of Smt. Pingle Pramila Jagan Mohan Reddy.

2017 Dec 6 Teachers and school children from Blooming Dales School visited SRC and donated provisions and cash which they had collected.


2017 Oct 24 Dr. Lutz Hegemann, Global Development Head, Established Medicine & Anti-Infectives, Novartis, Pharma, A G Global Drug Development, Switzerland along with his Team visited and expressed his good feelings with the activities going on in the leprosy and tuberculosis projects. They expressed interest to explore with us opportunities for a future collaboration.



2017 Oct 18 Students of Chaitanya School, Hyderabad visited SCR on the occasion of Diwali and interacted with the residents.



2017 Aug 17 Fourth years medical students attended a leprosy awareness training programme.



2017 July 10 Leprosy Awareness Programme was conducted for foreigners and local nursing students of JMJ college.



2017 Apr 19 Ms. Rosanne Rontondo, Head of Centre of Excellence, Emerging Markets, Ms.Jeroze Dalal & Ms.Ganga from Novartis, Switzerland visited accompanied by Dr.Urmila Pingle, SRH.


2017 Feb 17 Mr. & Mrs.Paul de Wit, Pavlos Culture-Adventures Foundation, Nederland accompanied by a group of members visited on his annual visit. On his return home, he transferred 18000 Euros for the welfare of the people affected by leprosy.



2017 Jan 24 Ms.Michaela Roch, Official from Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chennai visited to see the purchased equipment and renovation work done for which Funds were released by the Consulate. She interacted with the people affected by leprosy and she was explained how the steam cooking system and the renovated kitchen are going to be helpful in providing food to the patients in hygienic environment.



2016 Nov 16 Hyderabad Race Club Eye Centre was inaugurated on 16th November 2016 by Hon?ble Governor of Telangana & A.P. Shri E.S.L.Narsimhan who was the Chief Guest. Shri.CH.Malla Reddy (MP), Shri Madhavaram Krishna Rao (MLA), Mr.J.Vikramdev Rao, Honorary Secretary, Sivananda Rehabilitation Home & Mrs. Kavya Reddy (GHMC Corporator), KPHB were the special Invitees to the Programme. HRC,Hyderabad in collaboration with this institution established HRCEC. The objective of this Centre is to provide Eye Care facility to the poor and socially backward sections of the Society either at free of cost or at substantially subsidized cost.



2016 Aug 29 Ms. Sonja Becker & Mr. Patrick Miesen, Vice President, DAHW-GLRA, Germany visited and interacted with the people affected by leprosy and observed the leprosy and tuberculosis activities carried by this institution. They appreciated the work going on and assured that the DAHW, Germany will do the best to support SRH and maintain the long friendship between SRH and DAHW.



2016 Mar 5 Cesar Calionan, Jeanette Tan & Ms. Renuka Reddi Dickason visited from the USA. Honorary Secretary, SRC accompanied the visitors to all the Sections and explained the work carried out.



2016 Feb 26 2016 Mr.Wolfgang M?ller, Deputy Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chennai visited SRH and assured to help SRH under Small Scale Project. Accordingly, SRH received funds for purchase of Steam Cooking system and for Renovation of Common Kitchen where we cook food for the Referral Hospital Ward Patients and for disabled, sick and aged people affected by leprosy residing on the campus. This has been a great help to this institution.



2015 Jun 01 A MOU was signed with the Diabetes Research Centre to operate the Kumudini Devi Diabetes Research Centre.



2015 May 14 A new block was opened with wards for Male, Female and Pediatric in-patient.



2015 April 11 ? 12: Medical Officer & Physiotherapists of SRH attended the ?Midterm Conference of IAL? held at the Gandhi Medical College Auditorium, Hyderabad. The theme of the conference was ?New challenges and strategies in changing scenario of leprosy? where they presented a scientific paper.





2015 Jan 29 Mr.Paul de Wit from Netherlands accompanied by his wife and other visitors e visited this institution as in the previous years. One of these donors Mr.Sjir Rikers donated 100 Euros for Children of the Home.



2015 Jan 20 Golden Jubilee of Dr.August Otto Beine was celebrated at SRH as he completed 50 yrs. of service in India in the field of Leprosy treatment as a Surgeon. Mr.J.Vikramdev Rao, Honorary Secretary, SRH honoured Dr.August Beine for his selfless service.



2015 Jan 18 Bhagwan Mahavir Dialysis Centre at Ramdevrao Hospital was inaugurated on 18th by the Chief Guest Shri.S.Narsing Rao, IAS, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Government of Telangana.



2014 Sep 19 Mr.Anil Masiya from CAF-India, Delhi (donor group) visited SRC to see the activities.



2014 Sep 14 Students of Chaitanya Vidyalaya visited SRH to see the activities and also donated Rs.4 lakhs collected by them.



2014 Sep 08 Mr.Jochen Schroeren & Ms.Priscila Franco, Board Members of DAHW, Germany (Funding Agency) to see the activities of SRH.



2014 Aug 25 Members of IDF from Hyderabad visited SRH along with the School children who participated in collecting money from general public as donation on behalf of IDF.



2014 Aug 02 Indian Development Foundation (a National NGO Committed to Health, Education & Development of India) Grants/ Awards function for Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Regions was organized at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium, Hyderabad.



2014 Aug SRH was awarded with "IDF BEST Partner Award 2013-14" & a Grant amount of Rs.1,10,000/-.



2014 August 25: Presentation of Award to SRH by Indian Development Foundation. Dr. Thirupathi Reddy, Chief Administrator accepted the Award on behalf of SRH.





2014 August 06: On the 6th death Anniversary of the Founder of Sivananda Rehabilitation Home Mrs. J. Kumudini Devi, a programme was organised to pay homage by the SRH Staff & Management and by the Senior Citizens' Society members of Vivekananda Nagar, Kukatpally accompanied by Dr. Pratap Reddy.



2014 August: Dr. S. Ananth Reddy who has been working as Reconstructive Surgeon & Dy. CMO at SRH has taken over the position of Chief Administrator at the request of the Board of Governors of S.R.H.



2014 August: On behalf of SRH, Dr. Thirupathi Reddy attended the program and accepted the award "IDF-A National NGO Committed to Health, Education & Development of India IDF BEST Partner Award 2013-14" & a cheque towards the Grant of Rs.1,10,000/-.





2014 August 02: Indian Development Foundation Grants/ Awards function for Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Regions was organized at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium, Hyderabad.



2014 June: The Children's Home was shut down and the children placed in an orphanage in Warangal, Telangana.



2014 May:Dr. Bella Devaleenal visited SRH for the first time after her appointment as Regional Medical Advisor to GLRA-SRS. She expressed happiness to see all the activities related to leprosy treatment and rehabilitation at one place and the procedures followed.



2014 May 28-30: Dr. S. Ananth Reddy (Dy.CMO) & Mr. K. Ganapathy (Chief Phy.) attended the 29th Biennial Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists held at Chandigarh. Abstracts were prepared by Dr. August Otto Beine, Dr.S. Ananth Reddy, Mr. K. Ganapathy, Mr. P. Purushotham Rao & Mr.Arun Samraj..



2014 Feb: Mr. Brian Tillry of Capetown, South Africa (Al Jazeera Media Team) visited SRH for making a documentary film on Reconstructive Surgeries being done at SRH for Leprosy patients by Dr. August Otto Beine & Dr. S. Ananth Reddy.



2014 Jan: Mr. Paul De Wit, of the Netherlands, who has been a regular visitor and contributor to SRH since 2010 visited SRH along with other members and went round to see all the activities run by this institution; he made a donation of ? 5000 to SRH.






2013 Sep 15 ? 20: Dr. S. Ananth Reddy, Dy. CMO presented Oral & E-Poster of Scientific Papers at the 18th International Leprosy Congress 2013 (ILC 2013 Brussels) held at Belgium. Dr. August Otto Beine (CMO), Dr. S. Ananth Reddy (Dy.CMO), Mr. K. Ganapathy (Chief Physio.) & Mr. P. Purushotham Rao (Physio) were the authors of the presented Papers. The scientific papers presented at ILC 2013 Brussels are:
- Modification of the surgical correction of lumbrical replacement - a long term follow up.
- Extensor pollicis brevis deviation graft for correction of z deformity in low ulnar palsy.
- Restoration of opposition of the thumb by flexor carpi ulnaris transfer in case of low median paralysis



2013 August 17: Presentation of Award to SRH by Indian Development Foundation. Dr. Thirupathi Reddy, Chief Administrator accepted the Award on behalf of SRH.






2013 July 1: Inauguration of the Kumudini Devi Hospice, by Pain Relief & Palliative Care Society. In April 2013, PRPCS - MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad (Pain Relief & Palliative Care Society) and SRH signed a Memorandum of Understanding for running the PRPCS project on the premises of SRH.



2013 April 26: At an Investiture Ceremony arranged by the German Embassy on the SRH campus in Hyderabad, H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Michael Steiner bestowed the Officer?s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany upon Dr. August Otto Beine, Chief Medical Officer, SRH.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Steiner said, ''It is a distinguished honour for me to award the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to you, Dr. Beine. This is one of the highest awards of Germany and only few receive it. People, who excel in their contribution to the society. Your destiny brought you from Dortmund, Germany, to Hyderabad, India. You asked to receive the award in your home, the place where you belong: the Sivananda Rehabilitation Home. I am humbled to be guest at your home, the rehabilitation home you helped shaping and expanding over the past decades............ Deep in our heart we all would wish to be able to serve the society in such a dedicated manner as you do. But if we are honest, we'd admit, we aren't able to do it. Like you. Lifelong work. On the grass root level, under most dire circumstances........You both embarrass and encourage us. You embarrass us because we don't match your dedication. You encourage us because you are the proof that livelong dedication if possible. It is now my honour, to whole heartedly bestow upon you, Dr. August Beine, on behalf of the Federal President of Germany, the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.''
(Press Note about the occasion)



2013 March 31: The Adult Care and Support was closed down as the National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) has decide to stop all funding to HIV AIDs projects in the country. The project was opened in April 2006 and has catered to over 8500 Out Patients and 3500 In Patients over the last seven years.
Funding for the Children?s Care & Support Home has also been withdrawn, but SRH has decided to continue running the Home. An Appeal for donations has been sent out and the response has been favourable. We thank all the people who have generously supported this initiative. We continue to look for funding and have applied to various agencies for grants.

2012-2013: SRH has provided 700 garbage Rickshaws to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation over the last year.






2013 February 12: Mr.Burkard K?mm, CEO and Ms.Gudrun Widersperg from Deutsche Lepra-und Tuberkulosehilfe Project Department GLRA, Wuerzburg, Germany accompanied by GLRA-India officials, Mr.J.Ravichandran, CEO and Dr.Srinivasan visited to see inspect the leprosy & tuberculosis programme carried out by SRH successfully with their financial support and other activities carried out by the SRH. Ms. N. P. Sen, Mr.J.Vikramdev Rao & Ms. Meera Rao received the visitors. They were highly impressed by the work.



2012 October: A group of four young women from the UK, Joicy Jeffery, Jasmine Pitt, Bibsi Haywill and Zoe Kennedy, spent time at the Children?s home, teaching them art and story writing. They organized an animation workshop for 8 talented and artistically inclined children. Two short animated films made by these children were screened for a very appreciative audience comprising the staff and children of SRH.



2012 September 24: Ms.Katherine Dhanani, the US. Consulate General, Hyderabad visited SRH and was impressed by the work done here. She wrote?. '' how one family has chosen to give hope, dignity and a better life to those who are affected by stigmatized diseases. A great example to all of us.''



2012 July 01: To commemorate the birth centenary of the Founder, Rani Kumudini Devi, the new Out Patient Block of the Ramdevrao Hospital was inaugurated by Mr. Krishna Babu, IAS, Commisioner, GHMC. On 23 January 2011, Dr. P. V. Ramesh, IAS, Chief Secretary Health, Government of Andhra Pradesh, had laid the Foundation Stone for the new Block.
The not-for ?profit hospital has been upgraded to a 70 beds facility. It has 3 fully equipped Operation Theaters, an ICU, Paediatric ICU, NICU, Digital X-Ray, Laboratory, Sonography, Dental Surgery, Physiotherapy etc. A 12 Bed Dialysis Unit is being run by the Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Relief Foundation Trust. Dialysis is being provided at a subsidized rate of Rs. 400/-.

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