Calcutta Foundation, a charitable organization, is located at Kolkata
in West Bengal
. The primary objective of the Foundation is to wipe out leprosy and to educate the local people that leprosy cannot be contracted by mere touch.
Along with medical treatment, they offer shelter and education to the children of leprosy sufferers. Calcutta Foundation also has under its arms several projects such as Calcutta Foundation Orchestra and Girlís Foundation. Encouragement is also given to talented students by offering scholarships.