The Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh (HKNS), the Indian Leprosy Association
To carry out research on various aspects of leprosy
HKNS & NLCP / NLEP
The team of experts associated with HKNS have been instrumental in designing the concept of National Leprosy Control Program (NLCP) & National Leprosy Eradication Program (NLEP)
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The Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh (HKNS), the Indian Leprosy Association, registered in 1949 (hereafter referred to as Sangh) is successor of the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association (BELRA), which was founded well back in 1925 with the objectives of serving leprosy afflicted individuals, removing stigma of leprosy from the society and promoting social & research activities in the field of leprosy in India. The Indian Council of British Empire Leprosy Relief Association (BELRA) was founded on 27th January 1925. BELRA was renamed as Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh (Indian Leprosy Association). Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh (Indian Leprosy Association) came into existence on 19th August 1949, registered under Registration of societies act XXI of 1860.