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1975 Foundation Stone for the Institute building was laid on 22nd June 1975 by late Sri. R. Gundu Rao
1977 Inauguration of Institute by late Sri. Mohanlal Sukhadia on 30th January 1977.
1982 Inauguration of the First Floor by late Sri. R. Gundu Rao
1983 Integrated School for the Hearing Impaired started at R. V. School
1987 Pre-School for young Hearing Impaired children.
Started one year Post Graduate Diploma in Education of the Deaf.
1988 Started Special School for the Hearing Impaired children in a rented building.
1991 Undergraduate D. Ed [Hearing Impaired] one year course in Kannada and English medium.
Sunaad School for Hearing Impaired (Kannada medium) was inaugurated by Lion. Ranganathan in the new premises.
1993 B. Sc [Speech and Hearing], a three year degree course was started with affiliation of Bangalore University.
1994 State Award for the best Institution serving the handicapped.
1995 Inauguration of Academic Block in Second Floor by Sri. H. D. Deve Gowda.
1996 Commencement of Cochlear Implant program.
1997 Grant received from Lions Clubs International Foundation [L.C.I.F] for purchase of equipment
1998 A five year WHO Project on 'Prevention and Prevalence of Deafness commenced.
1999 Introduction of M. Sc [Speech and Hearing], post graduation course affiliated to Bangalore University.
2000 Recognition from Bangalore University for conducting research and Ph. D programme in Speech, Language and Hearing.
Launch of Sign Language Course for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired.
Bangalore Speech and Hearing Trust named the Institute after its founder Dr. S. R. Chandrasekhar.
Inauguration of Project Communication DEALL
2001 Institute Website was launched by Smt. Meera Saxena.
Sanction of grant of $72,000 by Lions Clubs International Foundation [LCIF] towards purchase of equipments.
2002 Silver Jubilee Celebrations & inauguration of Silver Jubilee Block by Chief Minister Sri. S. M. Krishna.
2003 / 2004 Institute was awarded 'Excellence in Achievement' by Rehabilitation Council of India.
Construction of additional space in the institute with the grant of Rs 17 lakh received from Government of Karnataka- one floor added to the School building, four classrooms and a seminar hall added to the institute.
Construction of sound proof rooms with air conditioning in Audiology department.
2005 Inauguration of Computer Education for children of Sunaad School for Hearing Impaired.
Construction of Ladies Hostel.
2006 Inauguration of Student Computer Lab with internet facility.
MOU signed with Spastics Society of Karnataka for speech language therapy services.
Construction of Audio Visual Laboratory for Auditory Verbal Therapy with the support of Rs 8 lakh received from Infosys Foundation.
Installation of Satellite link facilities with RCI for training purposes.
Introduction of M. Sc (SLP) & M. Sc (Aud), post graduate courses.
2007 Learning Disability Unit at the Institute.
Commencement of Mothers Training Centre for children with hearing impairment.
2008 'Chanakya Award' for the Best NGO in India by the Public Relations Council of India.
Launch of National Program for Prevention & Control of Deafness (NPPCD), a Ministry of Health & Family Welfare initiative for early identification and intervention of hearing impairment.
Academic Advisory Committee constituted to guide academic and research activities of the Institute.
Launch of Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic in collaboration with Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain hospital and Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai under the Smile Train project
Installation of Satellite link facilities with RCI for training purposes .
2009 Institute received ISO 9001:2000 Certification from Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc, USA.
Award of Excellence to Prof. Madhuri Gore, Principal by International Business School, Public Relations Council of India, & Book Paradise Chambers Academy with Rotary Club of Bangalore South
Dr. S.R. Chandrasekhar, Founder and Patron & Chief, conferred with the prestigious Vocational Excellence Award from Rotary Bangalore Orchards, RI Dist 3190.
Institute received a donation of US $ 50,000 from Sri Bhojakumar S Konanur in loving memory of his parents Smt. K. S. Bramaramba & Dr. K. S. Sriram towards auditorium.
Rotary Bangalore Orchards donates Swaraj Mazda Sartaj Standard School Bus to school.
2010 Inauguration of Smt. K. S. Bramaramba & Dr. K. S. Sriram Auditorium by Rtn. Manandi Suresh & Dr. M.K. Panduranga.
Rotary Club of Bangalore Orchards & Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore Orchards confers award on teachers of Sunnad School.
2011 Institute receives a donation of US $ 64,500 from Sri Bhojakumar S Konanur towards Smt. K. S. Bramaramba & Dr. K. S. Sriram endowment committee.
Speech and Hearing equipments worth Rs 23,51,737/- purchased with the support of Rotary Bangalore Orchards, RI Dist. 3190, Rotary Club of Columbia Center, Kennewick, RI Dist. 5080 and Rotary Foundation.
Inauguration of Computer Assisted Learning Lab made possible through the support of "Sankya project" of Rotary Club of Bangalore South and Rotary Club of R T Nagar.
2013 Setting up of a Placement cell for adult deaf and graduating rehabilitation professionals.
College Block at the Institute was inaugurated on Thursday 21st, November
by Mr.K.J.George, Honourable Minister for Home, Govt, of Karnataka.
Inauguration of Multipurpose Hall donated under by MPLAD, fund by Honourable Member of Parliament Shri P.C.Mohan on 21st November 2013.
2014 Instituting of the "Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Travel Fellowship" by Bangalore Speech and Hearing Trust in Indian Speech & Hearing Association.
2015 Institute has designed and built the first mobile speech and hearing clinic, a bus with sound treated room (as per ANSI, 1999) for hearing testing. It has unique feature of make shift ramp and electric elevator at the foot board to lift a wheel chair user to reach the testing chambers.
Institute offers free Skype based Sign Language Interpreter service on request. (All police stations, courts of law, district magistrate and Govt. Departments in Karnataka have been informed).
2016 The Dr.SRC Best Alumni Award was instituted by Dr.M.S.Venkatesh, Chairman and Director of Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing. The First recipients are Dr.Madhuri Gore, Principal & Deputy Director (Technical), and Dr.Rashmi J Bhat, Vice Principal and HOD, Dept. of Hearing studies of Dr.SRCISH.
The Dr.SRC Memorial Award was instituted by Dr.M.S.Venaktesh, Chairman and Director of Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing. The First recipient of the Award is Honorable Smt.Umashree, Minister for Women & Child Development, Empowerment of Different Abled and Senior Citizen and Kannada & Culture.