About us

 

LEPRA Society is a non-governmental organisation that promotes quality health care, initiates and fosters new developments and implementation..


The Society aims to support the National Health Programmes in the prevention and control of diseases such as Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Lymphatic filariasis, HIV/AIDS and Blindness.

 

The Society focuses health improvement activities in the community that are marginalised or poor, especially women and children, young people, slum populations and migrants affected by the above mentioned diseases and tries to bring about positive changes in their life-style. The work in Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand states targets a population of nearly 12 million people..

 
Organisation’s information
 
  1. Established in 1989, LEPRA India is an independent not-for-profit NGO, with no religious, ideological or political affiliation. The Management Committee formulates policies which are implemented by the Chief Executive of the organisation.

  2. LEPRA India registered as LEPRA Society under the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana areas) Public Societies’ Act 1350 Fasli (Act of 1350 F) No 474 on 22nd February 1989. It works in close coordination with the Government of India, Ministry of Health, and Family Welfare, at the Central, State and district levels. It is a member of the State leprosy and TB societies of the Government of Andhra Pradesh & Orissa.

  3. Registered under section 12A of the Income Tax Act and has also been granted exemption certificates under sections 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961 and permitted to accept foreign contributions by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  4. Recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO), by the Government of India, Ministry of Science, and Technology, for the research activities being carried out by its research wing, the Blue Peter Public Health & Research Centre (BPHRC).

  5. Exempt from payment of import duty for eligible donated supplies from approved donor organizations as per the order issued by the government of India, Ministry of Welfare.

  6. Is a part of the worldwide LEPRA network based in UK which is a member of International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Association (ILEP).

  7. Our Bankers : IDBI Ltd., Mahaveer House, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad - 500 029

  8. Our Auditors : M/s Mehra Goel and Company, Chartered Accountants, 505,Chiranjiv Towers, Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110019.

 

Social Audit