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Hemalkasa is in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.


Lok Biradari Prakalp

Hemalkasa is famous for Lok Biradari Prakalp, a community project by Dr. Prakash Amte, a Magsaysay Award winner. The project includes a hospital and school for children of tribal people and also a orphanage-cum-hospital for wild animals.

The region is affected by left-wing naxalite activity and due care should be taken.

Get in[edit]

Hemalkasa is located in remote parts of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. Nearest airport is Nagpur. One can take a bus from Nagpur to Gadchiroli, another bus from Gadchiroli to Aheri and from Aheri to Bhamragad. Hemalkasa is around 65 km from Aheri, just before Bhamragad.

Get around[edit]


  • Lok Biradari Prakalp. Scial project of the Maharogi Sewa Samiti, Warora involving a hospital, a school and an animal orphanage. Lok Biradari Prakalp (Q3313178) on Wikidata Lok Biradari Prakalp on Wikipedia



  1. Handicraft items.
  2. Books about the project.


There is a family restaurant near Lok Biradari Prakalp. One can even go to Bhamragad where they can find another restaurants.


Drinking is prohibited in the whole Gadchiroli district.



The region has very poor connectivity. As of 2019, only BSNL network works.

Go next[edit]

Bhamragad is a tehsil town very close from Bhamragad. There is a confluence of three rivers - Indravati River and its two tributaries - near Bhamragad.

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