Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) is the world's largest organisation rehabilitating over 1.78 million disabled. BMVSS provides all its assistance, including artificial limbs, calipers and other aids and appliances totally free of charge.
Since inception, BMVSS has rehabilitated more than 1.78 million amputees and polio patients by fitting / providing artificial limbs (Jaipur Foot variety), calipers, and other aids and appliances, mostly in India and also in 27 countries across the world.
SApart from providing the widest possible range of services for the disabled, BMVSS is also focused on research and development, and tries to combine service with science.
The Stanford-BMVSS Jaipur Knee, which is the product of research due to a formal memorandum of understanding between BMVSS and Stanford University, was hailed by Time magazine USA(November 23, 2009 issue) as one of the world's 50 best inventions in 2009.