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Medicine Baba - Help Us Open Outlet (Distribution) For Free Medicines


Omkar Nath Sharma born in India (around 1940) also known as the “Medicine Baba” (Medicine Monk), is a retired blood bank technician from a hospital in New Delhi, who voluntarily collects unused medicines from people and distributes them to the poor free of charge. 

Omkar ji started collecting medicine after realising the acute lack of accessibility of medicines, when he witnessed Delhi Metro under-construction bridge collapsed in East Delhi in 2008, claiming the lives of two labourers and injuring many others. The local hospital administered basic first aid, but nothing else and the injured returned home to die, unable to afford the cost of treatment. 

That shook Omkar ji and he became determined to not let something like this happen again.Since last eight years wearing a saffron kurta (shirt) that says “Mobile medicine bank for poor patients”, Omkar ji starts every day at 6 am from his rented home in the Uttam Nagar slums and goes door to door in different areas of Delhi asking for unused medicines, which he then distributes to charitable hospitals, NGOs and clinics.

Crippled at the age of 12 in a car accident, Omkar ji walks five or six kilometres per day. He cannot afford the metro rail fare, so travels by buses with the help of his senior citizen pass. In remote areas where buses do not ply, he simply walks.


To carry out the vision of Medicine Baba, the trust was founded in early 2015 and registered under INDIAN TRUSTS ACT 1882 under registration no. 1240 with its founder pillars Mr. Omkar Nath Sharma (Medicine Baba), Mr. Sacheen Gandhi & Mr. Arun Hooda.  The trust wants to create awareness, create supply chain network of medicines, speedy process management in order to provide the best possible medical aid to the one in grief. The dream is too not let anyone die due to the scarcity of medicines.


With an appropriate quantity of medicines arriving at our collection centers we are willing to set up the distribution centers at slum areas (such as Nangloi/Bawana/Gazipur and many more).

Vision of Omkar Nath ji is that we need to reach the poor & needy for medicines instead he or she coming look for us, more and more distribution centers means faster allocations of free medicines to the one in need.

Approximate cost of setting one center in New Delhi is 3 lakh rupees (furniture/fixtures/refrigeration facility/ pharmacist cost & more) and with a vision of setting 5 centers in coming 6 months we have to make his dream come true.

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30th June 2018
Dear supporters,
many  thanks for your continued support to setup free medicine banks across India.
your help has enabled us to extend our reach to setup 4 medicine banks so far.

looking forward for your love and support to reach more and more poor and needy people.

we are withdrawing this funds to meet the recurring expenditure for dehradun center.

Medicine Baba Trust
13th June 2018
Dear supporters,

Thank you all for your support and love bestowed upon us.

With the help of your contributions we have been able to start free medicine banks across India and we have received great support from many NGO’s and individuals where they wish to collaborate in collection of medicines and we to start more free distribution centres.
We are looking forward for opening of 4 more centres:
  • Haldwani - Uttrakhand 
  • Meerut – Uttar Pradesh
  • Nagpur - Maharashtra
  • Badli Industrial area - Delhi
We seek your blessing and support further to make this goliath task a reality.
Best regrads,
28th May 2018
Dear Supporters,
Thank you all for your support.

With the help of your contributions,  We now wish to purchase 450 acrylic boxes for keeping medicines at our free medicine bank at Dehradun & Tilak Nagar (Delhi).

This couldn't have been possible without the support of you all, thank you so much, we shall keep you all posted.

Medicine Baba Trust
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Devendra donated Rs.2,500
6 months ago

From my father to the all mighty.