• India records about 7 million burns cases annually.
  • About 1.4 lakh people die of burns.
  • High cost of Burns treatment coupled with functional disability of burn survivors put a heavy financial toll on the patient.
  • Data have shown that 80% of cases are due to domestic accident.
  • This can be prevented if India has an effective burn prevention program in place.

Aim of SEP

  • To reduce the incidence of preventable burn injury by conducting large scale burns prevention awareness program in Mumbai.
  • To create awareness about the correct First-aid in case of burns.
  • Started in the year 1974.
  • Conducted every year during June to December.
  • The program involves a 20 minute Audio-visual presentations in English, Hindi & Marathi to class V, VI& VII students of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane area.
  • The presentation is followed by an impact test to assess the knowledge gained.
  • Each year about 100 schools are covered in the programme.


Target Group:

School students of class 5th, 6th and 7th standard in all schools in Navi Mumbai and Mumbai.

Target Beneficiary:

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Family members
  • Community members

Audio-Visual Presentation On Burns Prevention In Different Schools:

Prize Distribution Function Celebrated At National Burns Center: