Making a rural impact: TLMTI’s Dr Manotosh Elkana wins the prestigious Healers of India award

April 11 was yet another day when a TLMTI (The Leprosy Mission Trust India) staff made history! Dr Manotosh Elkana (MBBS, MS – Gen. Surgery), reconstructive surgery specialist and the medical superintendent of TLM Chandkhuri Hospital in Chhattisgarh received the prestigious HEALERS OF INDIA AWARD Season 2, presented by Apollo Hospitals, in collaboration with Network 18 (one of the largest media conglomerates with diversified but synergistic interests in Television with its bouquet of 50 channels in India and 13 international channels), in a function organised in New Delhi, on April 11.

Electoral literacy for effective electoral engagement, participation, and making informed choices

With the general election to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha just around the corner, TLM Vizianagaram Vocational Training Centre (VTC), in Andhra Pradesh is making efforts to extend electoral literacy to students undergoing skill training in the VTC.

Information at your fingertips: Details of various govt schemes for the welfare of persons with disability in one place

Here’s a publication (compendium) by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, giving detailed information about various schemes for the welfare of persons with disability.

Joint efforts for creating a non-discriminatory environment for people affected by leprosy

As a run-up to the Global Disability Summit slated to be held on July 24 in London, UK, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), along with the Government of India and the Government of the United Kingdom organised a 2-day National Disability Consultation in Delhi, from July 19-20

Detecting leprosy cases through community medical camp

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Barabanki Hospital conducted a community medical camp in Trivedi Ganj block of Barabanki district, Uttar Pradesh, on May 10.