What ails India’s leprosy eradication programme?

With one person being diagnosed with leprosy every four minutes in India, the country accounts for 60% of the global leprosy caseload. Leprosy is fast becoming a growing public health menace in India.

Yet another recognition for TLMTI’s committed work

Here we’re announcing great news! The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) received the NCPEDP Mindtree Helen Keller Award 2018 (, for promoting equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities (leprosy is one of the 21 disabilities mentioned in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016), under Category: Role Model organisations from the disability sector or outside who have shown their commitment towards promoting equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Accessing the right to vote by persons with disabilities

Many persons with disabilities do not cast their votes during general election and election to the state Legislative Assemblies because of the difficulties they face in travelling to the polling booths.

It has changed now!

Sapna leprosy awareness campaign rally on Gandhi Jayanti, in Vizianagaram

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Vizianagaram Vocational Training Centre in Andhra Pradesh organised a mega rally (Sapna Campaign rally) for raising awareness about leprosy, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2, 2018.

The Leprosy Mission Trust India celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

The Leprosy Mission Trust India celebrated Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) throughout the country in a befitting way to honour Mahatma Gandhi, who worked for making India leprosy-free.