The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched India for Humanity initiative as part of 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi being held over the next one year. The initiative focuses on Gandhi's philosophy of compassion, caring and service to humanity. The initiative features a year-long series of artificial limb fitment camps in a number of countries spanning the globe. The initiative is a collaboration of External Affairs Ministry and charitable organization Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, BMVSS (founded in 1975 and known for its trademark limb Jaipur foot). The initiative fully sponsored by External Affairs Ministry aims at providing physical, economic and social rehabilitation of the differently - abled around the world by helping them regain their mobility and dignity to become self-respecting and productive members of the society and live a peaceful life.