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Apr2017
                    There are many social welfare and development schemes that below poverty line (BPL) families or people with disabilities are entitled to. The central government alone has around 900 such schemes. But often, the target people do not know about these facilities. And even when they know, the red tape and ... Read More
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Mar2017
                          Savitri, who is affected by leprosy, belongs to Konda village in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. Without a proper source of income, she found it difficult to take care of her household expenses and felt hopeless in life. Last year, The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Vocational Training Centre (VTC) ... Read More
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Mar2017
                        The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Vocational Training Centre, in Champa, Chhattisgarh, conducts short-term community-based vocational training (CBVT) courses for people affected by leprosy and people with disability. The goal of CBVT programme is to provide vocational training in typical community settings rather than in conventional school environment. One such programme is being ... Read More
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Feb2017
                    Around 150 people joined hands to form a human chain, in Durg, Chhattisgarh, on the occasion of Government of India’s Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign, On February 12. The human chain began from the statue of Mahatma Gandhi and extended till Patel ... Read More