This doctor gave up a lucrative career to turn his attention to the problems plaguing our society. Dr. Amte was saddened by the extreme poverty, illiteracy and malnutrition rampant in rural India and decided to do his bit.
He works for tribal development, offering a wide variety of services to tribal communities in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. His project, Lok Biradari Prakalp, has grown into a residential school, a hospital and an orphanage for injured wild animals.
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