2020

tamil nadu state award Tamil Nadu State Award for the Best Organisation Employing maximum number of Differently-Abled.

2018

  • At the stage - Helen Keller AwardExpansion of WORTH Industries Gandhinagar Unit.
  • Received 19th NCPEDP Mindtree Helen Keller Awards 2018 for outstanding service to the Differently-Abled persons.

2017

Introduction of Blow Moulding Technology at WORTH Plastics.

2016

Expansion of Pondicherry Operations.

2015

Expansion of Trichy Operations.

2014

WORTH celebrates Golden Jubilee.

2013

Received Sri Vijay Merchant Memorial Award for the Best Employer of the disabled 2013 from National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, India.

2012

Received National Award for the Best Institution for the employment of persons with disabilities – 2012, from the Hon’ble President of India.

2009

MOU with Motivation, U.K. for manufacture of Wheel chair adaptation.

2008

Collaborating with Benetech, USA and Bookshare for digitization and uploading of books for print disabled Worldwide.

2007

  • Day Activity Centers for multiple disabilities started at Katpadi
  • Government of Tamilnadu asked Worth Trust to run Resource Centre at Chennai

2006

Cooperation with Rotary Chennai for running the Training Centre at K. K. Nagar, Chennai

2005

  • DDRC at Tirupattur, Vellore handed over to Worth Trust
  • Collaborating with CIR (Centre for International Rehabilitation, Chicago) for manufacture of Whirlwind Wheelchair

2004

Collaborating with Vidhya Vrikshah, Chennai for focused work on development of assistive devices for the Visually Impaired

2003

Investment starts for technology changes from conventional machine to Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines

1999

student crafts arts

  • Computer training started by association with Rotary Madras at Katpadi and Pondicherry.
  • Transitional School (Special School) for Speech and Hearing Impaired children starts at Katpadi

1995

  • Rehabilitation Training Resource Centre (RETREC) established at Katpadi
  • Development work on new campus for Tiruchirapalli Unit commences
  • MOU with Perkins School of Blind, USA / assembly of Perkins Braillers

1993

Name board of Worth Mobility Aids

Mobility Aids Development Unit set up.

1989

WORTH celebrates Silver Jubilee

1988

Outreach Programme started with Katpadi as base.

1987

WORTH Plastics established at Katpadi

1986

Rotary WORTH Electronics Training Unit founded at Madras

1983

Pondicherry Production Centre started

1982

Technical Training Centers established at Tiruchirapalli and Pondicherry, approved by NCVT.

1976

  • Organization renamed WORTH Trust.
  • Transitional School for polio affected children opened at Katpadi.

1974

Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Former Prime Minister, inaugurates the Training cum Production Centre at Paranur, Chingleput.

1973

worth technical training centre workshop

  • Technical Training Centre set up at Katpadi.
  • Production cum Training Centre set up at Tiruchirapalli.

1969

Rehabilitation Trust registered.

1963

Rehabilitation Industries – A Light Engineering factory established at Katpadi

1962

Government of India approves the Swedish Red Cross Leprosy Project