Welfare of Persons with Disabilities(Citizen Charter)

Welfare Services for  Persons with Disability by Deptt. of Social Welfare

 The Department of Social Welfare is the Nodal Department  for the welfare of persons with disabilities. It deals with implementation of Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. Various schemes and programmes are being run for the well being of persons with disabilities. The department runs following  homes/institution for persons with disabilities. 

06 home and 01 special school for mentally challenged persons:-

S.No

Name of the institution

place

Year of establishment

Sanctioned strength

1.

Home for Mentally Challenged Person (Male Adult)

Asha Kiran Complex, Avantika, Rohini

1974

75

2.

Vikasini Home for Mentally Retarded Persons (Male Children)

Asha Kiran Complex, Avantika, Rohini

1961

100

3.

Pragiti Institution for Severely & Profoundly  Mentally Challenged Persons (ISPMR)(Female Wing)

Asha Kiran Complex, Avantika, Rohini

1983

100

4.

Sukhanchal School and Home for Mentally Retarded (SHMRA)-Female

Asha Kiran Complex, Avantika, Rohini

1970

75

5.

Asha Deep, Home for Mentally Challenged Persons for Male

Narela, Delhi

2014

180

6.

Asha Jyoti Home for Mentally Challenged, (for Female)

Nirmal Chaya Complex, Hari nagar,

2014

80

7.

School for Mentally Retarded Children

Mayur Vihar , Delhi

1981

               50

 School and hostel for hearing impaired persons 

S No.

Name of the institution

Place

Year of establishment

1

Govt. Sec. School for Deaf

Kalkaji, Delhi

1987

2

Govt. Lady Noyce Sr. Sec. School for Deaf + hostel

Delhi Gate, Delhi

1959

4

Nursery Primary School for Deaf

Nehru vihar,  Delhi

1987

3

Nursery Primary School for Deaf

Mayur Vihar, Delhi

-

4

Nursery Primary School for Deaf

 Rohini, Delhi

-

   Institutions for Visually impaired persons 

S No.

Name of the institution

Place

Year of establishment

Sanctioned Strength

1

Hostel for college going Blind students

Kingsway camp,  Delhi

1980

100

2

Govt. Sr. Secondary School for Blind Boys

Kingsway Camp,  Delhi

1969

100

 General Disability Camps 

            The Deptt. organizes General Disability Camps under National Programme for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (NPRPD) from time to time in various Districts of Delhi wherein facilities like disability certificates, DTC bus passes, distribution of Financial Assistance Scheme forms, registration of disabled children in govt. schools etc. are provided to the disabled persons at one focal point.          

 Registration Certificate under section 52 of Persons With Disabilities Act, 1995 

In order to facilitate the NGOs working in the disability sector, registration is done under section 52 of PwD Act. The Deptt. has advertised from time to time in leading newspapers regarding NGOs/institutions working for the welfare of PwDs to get registered under this PwD Act. 

Issuance of no Objection Certificates

 Department issue no Objection Certificate to the NGOs to run  Rehabilitation Council of India approved courses in special education for the period of one year or as per the duration of course approved by RCI.

Last Update Date :- 23-02-2018

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