Composite Regional Centre (CRC), Srinagar

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Composite Regional Centre, Srinagar, was established in the year 2000 at Bemina Bye Pass with following main objectives:

  • To train rehab. Professionals, village level workers, multi purpose rehabilitation workers etc.
  • To develop linkages amongst medical, educational and vocational services in order to extend services to rural areas in the form of community based rehabilitation.
  • To provide rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities and to undertake designing fabrication and fitment of aids and appliances.
  • To serve as resource centre for rehabilitation and special education of persons with disabilities.

The government of Jammu and Kashmir provided 5 acres of land near SKIMS Hospital at Bemina, Srinagar. The Centre is providing clinical, Institutional rehabilitation and out reach services to the persons with disabilities of Jammu & Kashmir. It is conducting following training programmes in the field of rehabilitation sciences.

a. Long Term Training Programmes

S.No Name of the Course Duration Intake capacity
01. Post Graduate Diploma in
Rehabilitation Psychology months internship
12 months + 3 10
02. Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Therapy internship 3 ½ yrs + 6 months 15
03. B Ed in Special Education 2 ½ Years 40
04. Certificate Course in
Prosthetics & Orthotics
1 year 20
05. Foundation Course
in Special Education, for in-service teachers
03 months 40
06. Diploma in Rehab Therapy 2 years 20
Total 145

b. Short Term Training Programmes

The Centre is conducting orientation, awareness generation programmes for teachers, ICDS workers, persons with disabilities and their family members. The Centre conducted following short term training programmes during the year 2009-10.

S.No Designation

No. Beneficiaries

1. Teachers 30
2. Professor / Readers 20
3. ICDS Workers 150
4. Beneficiaries / Parents of PWDs/td> 50
5. Visually Impaired Persons 30
6. Common Public 504
Total 784

Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Services:

CRC, Srinagar provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to the persons with disabilities in the form of Assessment, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy, Special Education, Vocational Guidance and Counselling etc.

It is also providing mobility aids and fitment of aids and appliances to the persons with locomotor disabilities. The rehabilitation services provided during last 3 years are as follows:

Year No. of new cases registered No. of follow-up cases Total
2007-08 2974 5360 8334
2008-09 2658 5638 6396
2009-10 6768 9933 16701
Total 12400 20931 31431

 

Organization of Camps

The CRC Srinagar also conducted camps in various districts of Jammu & Kashmir. The number of camps conducted and beneficiaries covered during last 3 year are as follows:

Year No. of Camps No. of Beneficiaries
2007-08 10 1988
2008-09 7 1645
2009-10 - -
Total 17 3633

DDRCs under CRC Srinagar

Details of Activities and Physical achievements of CRC & SRC and DDRCs during the year 2009-10 are as under:

Centre
Activity
CRC
Lucknow
CRC
Srinagar
DDRC
Jaisalmer
SRC
Secunderabad
Total
Total Patients regd 1437 - - 731 -
OT Patients Visit 2792 - - - -
PT Patients Visit 2650 - - - -
Spl. Education &
MR, Patients Visit
1189
-
-
-
- - -
Speech and Hearing
Patients visit
331 - - - -
Hearing aids supplied 240 - - - -
P& O aids supplied 1103 - - 793 -
Camps organized 01 - - - -
Camps beneficiaries 89 - - - -
Training Programme 14 - - - -
Total no. of Beneficiaries
in the training program
429 - - 583 -

 


Inspection/Supervision & Guidance to Voluntary Organisation.

The scheme to promote voluntary action for persons with disabilities simplifies and facilitates procedure for easy access to Govt. support for NGOs with the aim to widen the scope and range of services.

This Institute also provides technical support in assessing the infrastructure available with NGOs in the disability sector. It submits a technical evaluation report to the Ministry to help in making a decision for the sanction and release of grants under the ADIP scheme and Umbrella scheme to the NGOs.

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