Milestones
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 DEAL

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.