The current term of the present CHAI Director General, Rev. Dr. Mathew Abraham C.Ss.R. is due to be completed in April 2021. Based on the officially prescribed internal processes of CHAI, the CHAI National Board has extended the tenure of Fr. Mathew as Director General for a term of 5 years, till 30 April 2026. The National Board has expressed that they are pleased with the services of Fr. Mathew over the duration of his tenure and his Vision for CHAI and the Catholic healthcare network. CHAI is grateful to the Redemptorist Congregation and specially, Rev. Fr. Edward Raju Joseph, Provincial Superior of Bangalore Province, who have graciously offered the services for Fr. Mathew for one more term.
The extension was announced during the 77th AGBM conducted on 13th October 2020. The participants felicitated him and invoked the abundant blessings of God on Fr. Mathew as he continues to give leadership for our Healthcare mission in the country.