SERVICES

Power House of DAMIEENS

(Developmental Activities through Medical Initiatives  Educational  Economic Endeavor for a New Society)

Diravianagar comprises Damien Leprosy Control Centre, its sister institutions like Madona Girls Town (Home for abanded Children), and Retreat cum animation centre.  This small village, in short, is a complex of institutions involved in a variety of programmes and activities extended to various rural areas covering 288 villages in four development blocks:  Nilakottai and Batlagundu in Dindigul District, Usilampatty and Chellampatty in Madurai District. And for Eye Care  project five districtsDindigul, Madurai, Sivagangai, Ramnad and Theni.

 Departments:

1Leprosy Control Programme02.07.1969
2Leprosy Rehabilitation Programmes02.07.1977
3Sophia Hospital (For general illness)15.10.1979
4Urban Leprosy Elimination Programme01.04.2004  Closed on 31.07.2007
5Damien Polio Surgical Centre15.12.1991  – Closed on 13.08.2003
6Damien Tuberculosis Control Centre14.02.1992
7Liliane School for the Physically Handicapped05.06.1992  – Closed on 31.05.2004
8Liliane School for Mentally Retarded02.07.1993
9Damien Eye-Care Centre27.02.1995
10Iniya Uthayam – Home for Street Children02.07.1999  – Closed on 07.05.2004
11ICTC HIV/AIDS18.12.2004  – Closed on 04.06.2008
12A Home, Vocational Training and  a small production center for Mentally Retarded Girls above the age of 14 at Iniya Udhayam02.02.2007
13Damien Bal Gurukul Study Centre at Silukkuvarpatty – Indian Development Foundation , Mumbai.June 2007
14CBR27.09.2011
15Vazhikattum Thittam01.11.2012 Closed on 27.02.2013
16Vitamin Angels27.05.2013
17Govt. aided and Recognized Home for the Mentally Retarded Girls –  Iniya Udayam.
01.09.2013