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National Laorpsay Eradication Programme

Leprosy is chronic infectious disease caused by bacteria M. Leprae.It can  produce disability which is the  main cause of stigma. The bacteria enter and exit the body through respiratory tract. The incubation period is long and variable (Average 5-7 years)


  • Reducing the Burden of Leprosy cases & Improving  the quality of services
  • Integration of Leprosy Services with Primary Health Care System
  • Referral Services & long term care of cases
  • Prevention and Management of impairment and disability.
  • Improving community awareness and involvement,Rehabilitation & Stigma Reduction

Annual Case Detection Rate & Prevalence Rate

Treatment of Laprosy


Physical Achievements in 2012-13

District wise new cases detected in 2012-13

Reporting Formats