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The Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MSSI) Bengaluru Chapter was started in 1987 in Bengaluru. It began with 5 MSP’s, today the society serves a large number of Multiple Sclerosis patients. Its founder and first Chairperson was Mr. J.L. Pasricha, National Past President of MSSI.

MSSI Bengaluru Chapter regularly conducts the “Prayatna” program, held once every two months, which acts as a platform for the patients to meet each other and express their feelings and experience amongst their co-members and families. Entertainment and cultural programs also form a part of the “Prayatna” meeting. MSSI Bengaluru has a medical advisory panel, which comprises of some of the leading neurologists and neurosurgeons in India. NIMHANS and Vikram Hospital are very accommodative to the members of MSSI.


  • Medical Services for admission to hospital, obtaining medicines, nursing and physiotherapy and diet guidance.
  • A visiting service for homebound MS persons.
  • Aids and Equipment for patients requiring wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and canes.
  • Vocational Opportunities for homebound mobile patients.
  • Guidance and Counselling for patients and families.
  • Providing Medical Reimbursements on monthly basis.
  • Patient Welfare through group meetings and recreational and social events for interaction.

Recent Activities

MS Awareness Session – Bengaluru

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On February 24th, 2024, at PMSSY Seminar Hall, Victoria Hospital Compound, MSSI Bengaluru Chapter came together to celebrate the incredible moments of India MS Day. With the theme "#InsureMyMS," the…
Image depicting a diverse and supportive community of individuals affected by multiple sclerosis (MS), coming together for mutual support, education, and empowerment.

Celebrating “Stars of Strength: A Winter Gala for MS Warriors”

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On December 28, 2023, MSSI Bangalore, in collaboration with RAGAMS, hosted a heartwarming event at the Rotary House of Friendship. The evening kicked off with inspiring words from RAGAMS Chairperson…

India MS Day Celebrations Bengaluru

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India MS Day celebration held by MSSI, Bengaluru Chapter was a grand event. The main supporters behind the success of this event were Rotary Bengaluru Orion Gateway, Rotary RAGAMS, Rotary…

Medical Camp at Sparsh Hospital

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A Medical Camp was organised by MSSI Bengaluru Chapter at Sparsh Hospital Auditorium, Infantry Road on 17 December 2022. A Wheelchair was donated to PwMS Freeda at the camp. Christmas…

Team Members

  • Mrs. Maheshwari Shivaram – Hon. Vice-Chairperson
  • Mr. Punkaj Gupta – Hon. Secretary
  • Mrs. Usha Madina – Hon. Joint Secretary
  • Ajay Anand – Hon. Treasurer
  • K.A Prasad – Member – Managing Committee
  • A. Kala – Member – Managing Committee
  • S.Lalitha – Member – Managing Committee
  • Usha Medina – Member – Managing Committee
  • Padmapriya – Member – Managing Committee