Recognising and celebrating success at work

Imagine sitting at home without a job despite being a graduate, shunned by neighbours and friends, and with no confidence to carry on with life – all because you have a physical disability.

26-year-old Mamta Gulabrao Kubade had no hope in life. She had met with an accident when she was eight years old, and that left her leg burnt. It resulted in deformity in her lower limb. Despite her disability, she completed her graduation. Job opportunities were rare and she had no confidence to seek out one. Confined to her home in Kothara village of Maharashtra, her days were dreary and nights insomnious. Her self-esteem plummeted to a new low every day.

BPCL’s partnership with TLMTI: A great blessing to people affected by leprosy

It was in 2016 that Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, partnered with TLMTI in its work with people affected by leprosy.