Ms. Meliscent Shephard launches her work in India with the objective to conduct an investigation into the tolerated vice areas, with a view to their abolition.
An extension of AMSH in England was launched in India by Ms. Shephard.
Ms. Shepherd requested by the Calcutta Vigilance Association to conduct a survey of ‘Prostitution in Europe, India and China. The survey revealed an urgent need for treatment of veneral diseases among prostitutes.
Work started on a war footing.
A resolution with the above purpose and a draft scheme submitted to Calcutta Corporation and to the Bengal Branch of British Hygiene Council.
Co-operation to fight the menace of venereal diseases sought from other organizations such as YMCA of India and Burma.
Ms. Shepherd helped Dr. Muthulaxmi Ayyar in working for the passage of Devdasi Prevention Act.
Ms. Shephard worked to help in amendments to Immoral Traffic Act of Madras.
Bangalore branch of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene founded.
Children’s Marriage Act got approved by the Governor General.
Opening of New State Branch in Jammu and Kashmir and Sikkim.
Establishment of four Short Stay Homes- Nirmal Ashray at Assam, Manglalok Nari Niketan at Tripura, Neha Ghar at Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan.
Purchase of 500 square yards land for constructing a building for ‘Sheetal Chhaya’ a home for care and protection of girls in Nehru Vihar, Delhi.
Drug de-toxification centre and Mamtalaya Short Stay Home started in Sikkim
Nirmal Ashray Short Stay Home and Awalamban a training cum production centre started in Assam.
Savera Short Stay Home started in Chandigarh (Punjab)
Navchetna Short Stay Home started in Karnataka
Manglalok Nari Niketan Short Stay Home started in Tripura.
‘Jagriti counseling centre’ for drug & alcohol abuse prevention started in Delhi.
Drug & alcohol abuse prevention Counselling centre started in Rohtak.
Started counselling centres for Prevention of Drug Abuse in Goa, Madras, Chandigarh, Sikkim, Agartala, Hyderabad, Pondicherry, Meerut, Ahmedabad, Patna, Rohtak and Ujjain.
Diamond Jubilee of the Association celebrated.
Sheetal Chhaya State Award to Mrs. Shakuntala Lall, Secretary General.
Asian Regional Conference of International Abolitionist Federation in Delhi with ASHI as collaborator.
Nasha Mukti Kendra- a de-toxification centre started at Ujjain (M.P.)
Amman Deep short stay home started in Andaman & Nicobar island.
Kaya Kalp counselling centre started in Bihar (Patna)
Arunodayam Drug counseling centre started in Puducherry.
Ilaj Ghar a detoxification centre started in Delhi.
Drug & alcohol abuse prevention counselling centre started in Tripura.
Jagriti counseling centre started in Himachal Pradesh.