Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2017
This description of Manoj Kumar's work was prepared when Manoj Kumar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
Dr Manoj Kumar has created a free, comprehensive, community-based, volunteer-led and cost effective mental health care system to cater to those from the most economically backward groups of society. In doing this, he has paved the opportunity for a meaningful and productive new life to those individuals considered as incurable or a burden to society.
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