Media Reports

Jaipur Foot to be manufactured in TanzaniaJuly 16, 2019 | Business Standard
Mustang News story onlineMay 26, 2016 | Mustang News
The giant footprints of Jaipur footJanuary 22, 2019 | The Hans India
The humble Jaipur Foot walks to VietnamAugust 24, 2018 | The Hindu
Jaipur Foot to step into war-torn SyriaOctober 30, 2018 | The Times of India
Jaipur Foot Saves LifeJanuary 26, 2019 | Rashtradoot
Jaipur Foot chief’s leg-up for KarachiMarch 25, 2018 | The Hindu
One Crore donated to Jaipur Foot.November 10, 2017 | DNA, Jaipur
CM calls to empower the differently-abledAugust 19, 2017 | The Sentinel
Most disabled lost limbs in land minesFeburary 17, 2017 | Myanmar Times
Jaipur Foot to help cows nowSeptember 12, 2014 | The Hindu
Kosovan amputee gets Jaipur legsJan 8, 2016 | The Daily Star
Mar 31, 2023
As part of commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Establishment of India-Cambodia Diplomatic Relations and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) celebrating 75 years of India`s independence and glorious history of its people and 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations, an Artificial Limb (Jaipur Foot) Fitment Camp was inaugurated by Dr. Devyani Khobragade Read More
Mar 03, 2023
विश्व प्रसिद्ध जयपुर फुट का शिविर कम्बोडिया में आरम्भ हुआ । भगवान महावीर विकलांग सहायता समिति कृत्रिम अंग लगाने का कार्य भारतीय दूतावास के सहयोग से कर रही हैं। कम्बोडिया में गृह युद्ध के कारण लैण्ड माइन से बड़ी संख्या में वहां के नागरिक अपने अंग गंवा चुके थे, ऐसे ही दिव्यांगों को जयपुर फुट लगाकर उन्हें चलने-फिरने योग्य बनाने के लिए इस विशेष शिविर का आयोजन विदेश मंत्रालय की पहल से शुरू हुआ है । Read More
Feb 19, 2023
Nine senators of the upper house of the United States Congress on Sunday reviewed the making of Jaipur Foot, a prosthetic used to help amputees and polio victims walk.The review was carried out at Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS), which has been working since 1975 for the rehabilitation of amputees and polio with Jaipur foot.Read More
Feb 05, 2023
The delegates of G20 countries who attended the three-day G20 Employment Working Group meeting here were briefed about the Jaipur foot, a prosthetic used to help amputees and polio victims walk. The session was helmed by the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS), which has been working since 1975 for the rehabilitation of amputees and polio with Jaipur foot.Read More
Nov 20, 2022
आपने विकलांग लोगों को नकली पैर लगाकर चलते देखा होगा, जिससे उनकी मुश्किल भरी जिंदगी थोड़ी आसान हो जाती है लेकिन इन नकली अंगों के निर्माण की भी दिलचस्प कहानी है। इन्हें बनाने में भारत के कल्चर का खासतौर से ध्यान रखा जाता है, ताकि इन्हें पहनने वाला व्यक्ति किसी भी धर्म का हो वह मंदिर, मस्जिद, गुरुद्वारा और चर्च में इन्हें पहनकर जा सके। उसे जूते पहनने की जरुरत न पड़े। Read more
Dec 8, 2022
भारत सरकार के विदेश मंत्रालय और विश्व प्रसिद्ध जयपुर फुट की निर्माता संस्था भगवान महावीर विकलांग सहायता समिति के संयुक्त तत्वावधान में वियतनाम के दिव्यांगों के लाभार्थ विशेष शिविर आरम्भ हुआ। वियतनाम के फू येन प्रान्त की पीपुल्स कमेटी के सचिव फाम दाइ डूआँग बीएमवीएसएस के संस्थापक और मुख्य ने वियेतनाम स्थित भारतीय राजदूत संदीप Read more
Oct 18, 2022
The maker of prosthetic limbs ‘Jaipur Foot’ — Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) — will collaborate with the Congo-based H J Foundation to set up a permanent disabled rehabilitation centre in Kinshasa, the capital of Congo. H J Foundation is run by Read more
Other sources: [Al Jazeera], [The Print]
Oct 26, 2022
New York’s iconic Times Square was lit up with Diwali festivities as the Indian diaspora living in the US got together to enjoy every moment of it. Jaipur Foot USA in collaboration with the Association of Indians in America (AIA) New York chapter hosted a grand Deepavali event at NY’s Times Square, displaying the true spirit and grit of India away from home. Read more
Nov 13, 2017
“I want to be a policeman” my young friend told me…glad to see the Jaipur Foot giving wings to the aspirations of many youngsters like him. Read more
Nov 13, 2017
Wonderful visit to the Mahaveer Philippine Foundation. Their efforts of fitting the Jaipur Foot on needy amputees have touched several lives. During my visit, saw a series of exhibits and interacted with amputees. Read more
Oct 17, 2019
The high commission of India in Dhaka is holding a medical camp titled Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camp at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in Dhaka.The camp, organised by Indian high commission in Dhaka, in association with the NITOR and Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society, started on September 28 and would continue till November 4, said a press release on Thursday. Read more
Mar 02, 2020
It was a liberating day for the several differently abled people of the country who were provided with free artificial limbs at the inauguration of a weeklong artificial limbs fitment camp in the city. Many who came in on wheelchairs, walked out on their own feet as the highly advanced technology replaced their missing limbs.
This technology of artificial limbs today is giving Read more
Jun 01, 2019
Ambassador P. Harish and Vice Chairman of People’s Committee of Yen Bai province HE Mr. Duong Van Tien inaugurated on 1 June 2019 at Provincial General Hospital in Yen Bai a Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camp organised under the “India for Humanity” Initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India launched to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Read more
May 11, 2019
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that the Jaipur Foot is one of the great scientific innovations from India that has transformed numerous lives across the world.Naidu, who is currently in Vietnam on a four-day official visit said this at the inauguration ceremony of Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment camp at the Indian Embassy here Read more
May 22, 2019
The world-famous Jaipur Foot has signed an agreement with India Business Forum, Korea, for promoting research and development and transfer of technology on prosthetic limbs, bionic arms, 3-D printing-based flat foot solution and mobility solutions, including wheelchair safety, between India and South Korea.The agreement will open Read more
Mar 01, 2020
National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) and Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority (MSLSA), in association with Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) and Mahavir International Service Trust, have organised a mega camp for Divyang persons, today.Justice Sharad Bobde, Chief Justice of India, inaugurate the camp at MLA Hostel Read more
Sept 17, 2019
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday said there is a need to build an inclusive society and remove inferiority from the minds of persons with disabilities.The governor was addressing the Social Empowerment Camp here. He said people have to unite and actively participate in the “work of sensitivity”. Read more
July 16, 2019
Jaipur Foot will soon be manufactured in the African nation, Tanzania.The sole manufacturer of the prosthetic leg, Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), signed an an MoU with the Muhimbilli Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) to set up a Jaipur Foot rehabilitation centre in Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam. Read more
Aug 27, 2019
The Jaipur Foot is low on cost, but high on technology. It is a smart artificial limb that costs about Rs 4,100 and the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti that has innovated this prosthetic makes the handicapped walk with dignity.The founder of the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) Read more
May 26, 2016
Five Cal Poly engineering seniors and Help One Walk (HOW) International put on the event “Finding the Forgotten Ones” this past Friday. The presentation told the story behind how the nonprofit started and how the seniors are involved.HOW International was started by John Mullen and Douglas Bowman Read more
Sept 15, 2019
A remarkable story of the rescue of sixteen year old single mother, Florencia, after a traumatic landmine accident in Mozambique. John Mullen and his colleague traveled over 25,000 miles and moved heaven and earth to help Florencia walk again. It’s the kind of story that makes you exclaim, “that can’t be true!” Read more
Nov 21, 2019
Commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Embassy and Jaipur Foot USA on Wednesday organised a special event pegged as ‘India for Humanity – Jaipur Foot’ at the US Capitol building. The event was attended by several diplomats and members of the Indian diaspora. Read more

 Jun 01, 2019
Thies: cérémonie d’ouverture du camp de pose de prothèses orthopédiques à l’hôpital régional. Read more

July 16, 2019
When three-year-old Riya Kumari Kushwah went to her school in Birgunj, Nepal, after her accident, she hated one part the most. She could not run and play with her classmates.For even though her parents, with their limited mean spent over a lakh to try and save her leg after a bus ran Read more
June 18, 2019
A programme funded by NASA in the US has produced a series of videos about famous archaeological sites and institutions in India along with lesson plans in Hindi to teach the language internationally in the context of science and technology. The videos focus on scientific innovations Read more
May 11, 2019
Excellency Mr. Permanent Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh Province, Secretary to Vice President Shri Subba Rao, Secretary East MEA Smt Vijay Thakur Singh, Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Shri Parvathaneni Harish, Senior officials from Department of Foreign affairs, Health, Labour, War-Invalid and Social Affairs from government of Vietnam and other officials. Read more
Nov 05, 2018
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday inaugurated a ‘Jaipur Foot’ camp here and distributed the free India-made prosthetic limb to several beneficiaries.

The camp was launched under the ‘India for Humanity’ programme, which honour Mahatma Gandhi’s service to humanity.Read more
July 19, 2018
With the blessings of Venerable Tripitaka Kawida Dhamabhandagariki, Head Priest of Pitakat Thonbon Nikae Monastery, South Dagon, Yangon, His Excellency U. Myint Thaung, Minister of Planning and Finance, Government of Yangon Region and His Excellency Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar, inaugurated the Jaipur FootRead more
Nov 13, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Mahavira Philippines Foundation.Watch the Video
Jan 23, 2019
On Sunday last, I was at Shilpakala Vedika at Hyderabad on an invitation by a senior colleague of mine Mr Parakh. The occasion was the celebration of the 15th year of starting of the Hyderabad Centre of the Shree Bhagavan Mahaveer Vikalang Sahayata Samiti. Read More
Aug 24, 2018
Eight-year-old Nguyen Hien is ecstatic. For the first time in his life, he will be able to walk, jump and even dance, thanks to his new Indian prosthetic legs. Popularly known as the Jaipur Foot, these artificial limbs are a dream come true not only for him but his poor farmer parents Read More
Oct 20, 2018
BMVSS will provide Jaipur Foot to 500 amputees for free, in the first phase, in the war-torn country while SJM will facilitate the camp. The ministry of external affairs (MEA) and the Syrian foreign ministry are supporting the initiative. Read More
Feb 03, 2018
Afghanistan is a country with some really scary statistics. The ongoing war—into its 16th year—as well as terror attacks by the Taliban and now the ISIS means huge casualties. “One estimate says that at least 1,000 persons in every province lose a limb every year.. Read More
Nov 15, 2017
Two tweets and a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to one of its centres in the Philippines has come as a big encouragement to Jaipur based Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), a philanthropist organisation that provides free prosthetic ‘Jaipur Foot’ to needy amputees. Read More
Apr 05, 2018
The Rotary Club and HASWA Foundation of Karachi invited DR Mehta – Founder & Chief Patron of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), Jaipur, to visit Karachi to review and also highlight the humanitarian project for providing Jaipur Foot / Limbs at the Jaipur Foot Center set up jointly by HASWA Read More
Aug 27, 2018
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday inaugurated a ‘Jaipur Foot’ camp in Hanoi and met with 500 Vietnamese beneficiaries of the free India-made prosthetic limb.
Ms. Swaraj is in Vietnam on the first leg of a four-day two-nation tour, which aims Read More
Mar 25, 2018
The founder of the non-government organisation manufacturing the world-famous Jaipur Foot will explore the scope for strengthening the artificial limb centre in Karachi, Pakistan, by upgrading the technology. The review is set to benefit more handicapped persons in the neighbouring country. Read More
Aug 20, 2017
Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal on Saturday said that all sections of people must be empowered equally for making them able citizens of the country.
Sonowal said this while addressing the iugural event of Project Reach Out and Respond – ‘Xohari’ Read More
Oct 05, 2017
Around 700 physically disabled people are getting a second chance at life with the help of an Indian charity, the Jaipur Foot at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) popularly known as Pongu Hospital, at Agargaon, Dhaka. Read More
June 13, 2015
Irshad-ul-Nayeem took to begging when he lost a leg in an accident. Then he came to Dhaka’s National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), where India’s Jaipur Foot people held a camp last month and in 24 hours left fitted with an artificial (prosthetic) leg. Read More
June 17, 2015
The “Jaipur Foot” entered Uttar Pradesh with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav inaugurating the Artificial Limb and Rehabilitation Centre at Shakuntala Devi National Rehabilitation University here on Tuesday. Mr. Yadav distributed “Jaipur Foot” to 22 physically-challenged persons at a workshop. Read More
Sept 12, 2014
The world famous Jaipur Foot will now be available for cows too. The Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) has successfully innovated artificial limbs for amputee cows. At a press conference here, D.R. Mehta, founder chairperson of the Samiti and trustee of Federation Read More
Jan 08, 2016
A 45-year-old Kosovan national, who had his lower legs amputated, was provided with a free pair of prosthetic limbs by the makers of the famous Jaipur Foot Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS) today. Syl Kodra belongs to Prizren city of Kosava and gets a sum of USD 75 Read More
May 26, 2016
The Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (Bhagwan Mahaveer Disabled Assistance Organization), or BMVSS, is located in a leafy enclave in Malviya Nagar, Jaipur. I am interested in the organization because it has designed a prosthetic limb for cows. Read More
May 12, 2015
An Indian NGO is providing free artificial limbs to amputees in association with the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor), known as Pongu Hospital, in Dhaka. Fourteen technicians from Jaipur Foot, a sister concern of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Read More
Jan 08, 2015
Brandon Ah Kong, a 15-month-old boy from Seychelles, became the youngest beneficiary of Jaipur Foot, with the artificial limb given him at a camp held last month. Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samitid (BMVSS), a Jaipur-based international NGO, organised the camp at Read More
May 18, 2016
What Umme Kulsum remembers about her childhood is full of unfulfilled dreams and aspirations but the six-grader will surely be able to chase her dreams in her youth with the prosthetic leg given recently. The shy little girl looked hopeful at the National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor) Read More
May 19, 2015
AsiaToday Reporter Kim Si-young = As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived to Korea, discussions about ‘Asia exchange’ in the private sectors of Korea and India has begun in earnest. D.R. Mehta, the founder and chief patron of the Jaipur Foot Foundation, made a visit to AsiaToday as Prime Minister Modi’s Read More
May 19, 2015
AsiaToday Reporter Kim Si-young = “If South Korea’s excellent IT technology is combined with prosthetic fabrication technology in India, millions of disabled people around the world who need a prosthetic leg will enjoy the amazing benefits,” said D.R. Mehta, the founder and chief patron of the Jaipur Foot Foundation, on May 18. Read More
Feb 05, 2015
In Jaipur, India, about 150 patients show up every day at an organization that creates low-cost prosthetic limbs for people with mobility problems. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on an innovative and affordable design being developed for those who have lost legs above the knee. Read More
Mar 27, 2015
Egypt can learn from the Indian experience in including the poor in economic activities and enhancing social justice, writes Ziad Bahaa-Eldin. Here, he focuses on institutions using three contrasting Indian case studies to highlight how they promote social inclusion while at the same time being economically effective in their own right. Read More
Dec 06, 2012
After the success of the world famous Jaipur Foot, it is Jaipur Hand now. The Jaipur-based Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), the world’s largest organisation for handicapped, which transformed 1.3 million lives with Jaipur Foot, is all set to come out with a Jaipur Hand in collaboration with Stanford University, USA. Read More
Sept 08, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the efforts of the Jaipur-based Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, makers of the world famous Jaipur Foot, for holding a special camp at Srinagar in Kashmir Valley to provide artificial limbs and other aids to 1,300 people. Read More
Sept 29, 2014
D R Mehta, founder and chief patron of the organization that popularized the Jaipur Foot, will be conferred the Clairmont Lincoln Ahimsa Award for this year in California in United States on October 2. The coveted award has been instituted by the American University Claremont Lincoln. Read More
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