West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

120 leprosy patients register names for Aadhaar cards in Bankura district

As many as 120 leprosy patients in Bankura on Tuesday enrolled with the Unique Identification Authorities of India (UIDAI) to get their Aadhaar Card, marking a milestone occasion that was facilitated ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.21

Leprosy patients train for a new life

More than 100 leprosy affected persons are producing and selling a wide range of products like, bed sheets, operation theatre gowns, gauze bandage, gamchha, lungi etc at Barmasia Rehabilitat...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.21

Covid: Jab camp for leprosy patients

Leprosy patients Barmsia Rehabilitation and Training Centre, Bhuda received their first dose of Covishield on Wednesday during a special jab drive conducted by the district administration. These patie...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.21

Drive reduces leprosy in Singbhum

A nearly four-decade initiative by Tata Motors and social outfit Nav Jagrat Manav Samaj in Jharkhand’s Singbhum region towards early detection and treatment of leprosy has led to a significant r...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.21

On Leprosy Day, a surprise for patients

On World Leprosy Day, survivors Shobha Devi and Mahender Misser of Jour village in Palamau received a surprise visit from civil surgeon, Palamau, John F. Kennedy and disease consultant M.K. Mehta, who...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


India  /  Published 29.12.20

Leprosy: regular screening plan

The Union health ministry has proposed regular surveillance for leprosy, concerned that more than 100,000 new patients are detected annually despite India having statistically “eliminated”...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

People  /  Published 12.02.19

Cager shares her leap of faith...

For those who scoff at miracles, here’s Anu Oraon, 17, a living miracle.Anu, the daughter of two leprosy patients who beg on the streets of Ranchi, is basketball star. A swift mover with quick refle...
By Jayesh Thaker in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

A school for the needy in Jamshedpur

The steel city will soon host a school that will ensure equal education opportunities for children of persons with leprosy.Governor Droupadi Murmu on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Hi-Tech High...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Coronavirus awareness in leprosy colony

Nostalgia gripped three blood-donor friends when they visited a colony meant for the leprosy-stricken to spread awareness about coronavirus on Saturday.S.K. Jha, Jayant Kumar Bhuyan and Shashank Shekh...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.19

Special treat warms hearts

A nondescript cluster of small huts meant for leprosy patients, who have to beg for survival, at Anantpur had a few unlikely visitors on Sunday who distributed food and spread warmth on the occasion o...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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