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BMVSS Becomes World’s Leading Organisation for Disabled, Home Minister of Rajasthan Praises

The makers of the world famous Jaipur Foot - Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) – made its artificial  limbs, tricycls, wheelchairs, crutches, and hearing instruments available to 289 divyangs or people with disabilities identified by the Jaipur district adminstration, all worth at Rs. 30 Lakhs.

 

 

How BMVSS Helps Amputees Recover From Emotional Trauma

People with disabilities pass through emotional stress and grief, especially amputees who have lost their limbs to unexpected accidents or illnesses. While family and friends share their grief and sympathy with the person following their amputation, only a few could really understand that the amputee is experiencing trauma.

Jaipur Foot Inspires, Motivates, and Uplifts People with Disabilities

Disabilities have more to do with the core functions of the body being damaged or affected, thus diminishing a person’s mobility and routine way of life. It’s not about free will; it’s more about the freedom to move and act without being hampered by various bodily dysfunctions. People who have lost their limbs due to accidents (e.g. landmine explosions), illness (like polio) or being naturally born with it appear to be socially discriminated. Society judges them and doesn’t give them the leeway of living normal lives.

Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Fits People with Disabilities with Jaipur Foot

Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklaang Sahatya Samiti (BMVSS), the popular creators and innovators of the Jaipur Foot, teamed up with Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group, as part of their efforts for social responsibility.

Both organizations collaborated on a 12-day Artificial Limb Fitment camp at Noida, India. The camp was headquartered at its flagship company, Minda Corporation Limited, Sector 59, Noida.

Free Foot Camp for Footless

Karnataka Marwari Samaj, in association with Bhagwan Mahaveer Vikalang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) is organising a "free foot camp for footless'.

In this camp, amputees and polio-affected patients will be provided the Jaipur Foot, calipers, crutches and other aids and appliances, at no charge. The deadline for registration is October 14.

Jaipur Foot for a Healthier Tomorrow

Jaipur Marriott Hotel associates participate in the Run2Health marathon in the Pink City. Run2Health, a healthy initiative to motivate hotel associates, is organized in association with Stepathlon Lifestyle. With the motto of “wellbeing,” the associates ran the Stepathlon race towards taking a step for a “Healthier Tomorrow”.

Run2Health

The Stanford-Jaipur Knee Redefined

The Jaipur Knee is a prosthetic knee joint developed in collaboration between a team of Stanford University students and Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), also known as the makers of the “Jaipur Foot”. The Stanford-Jaipur Knee, as it came to be known, was exclusively for use by BMVSS centers, which locally manufactures it in India and has been hailed as one of the top 50 best inventions by Time Magazine.

JAIPUR FOOT GOES GREEN

BMVSS has set up a 100 KW Solar Plant. This system is also connected with the general grid of the Rajasthan Vidyut Prasaran Nigam, the electricity company, so that, the surplus power generated by this system is exported to the grid on the payment to BMVSS. The additional advantage of this is that it takes care of almost 75% of the total electricity bill of BMVSS.