Leprosy Assistance FAQ

1.  Who is entitled for Leprosy Assistance?
Leprosy Assistance is payable to persons suffering from Leprosy.
2.  How to apply for Leprosy Assistance?
Applications are available at District Offices and can also be downloaded from the website.  After the application is duly filled it is to be submitted to the District Office together with the required documents.
3.  Is the Leprosy Assistance means tested?

Leprosy Assistance is not Means Tested
4.  Are the applicants examined medically?
No, patients are not medically examined by the Board of the Department but case is referred to the Leprosy Clinic for a report of the disease.
5.  For how long is Leprosy Assistance paid?
Leprosy Assistance is paid indefinitely as long as the patient attends regularly for treatment.