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Hemalkasa is in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

Understand[edit]

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]

See[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

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

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

Eat[edit]

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

Drink[edit]

Drinking is prohibited in the whole Gadchiroli district.

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

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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