This project began leprosy control activities with the support of DFIT in the year 1960 and TB control activities in 1998. The project offers secondary level referral services for person affected by leprosy which includes ulcer care, reaction management and provision of customised footwear. Disability Prevention and Medical Rehabilitation services in the project are facilitated by its coordinator for entire Salem district. The main objective of DPMR activities is to follow up of reaction cases, on the job training to health staff, training on self care through organising POD camps to prevent further worsening of deformities and providing socio economic assistance. Project has a Designated Microscopic Centre covering urban population of around 125485.