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  project name ~ Unmesh: Fight against developmentally disabled in urban slums

category ~ Health Care and Family Planning

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Unmesh: Fight against developmentally disabled in urban slums

  NGO

 

Nanritam

  Category

 

Health Care and Family Planning

  District

 

Calcutta

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 200000

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Subha Nagasubramanian

 

Portland

 

  Caption

 

 

Beading used to promote fine motor control

 

  Summary

 

 

This project is aimed at identifying children 0-6 years with developmental issues and provide early intervention to help integrate them in mainstream schools. The current target is a 20km radius geographic distribution around the center of Kolkata.They use a multi pronged approach of both treatment and awareness and education of such issues.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Nanritam`s grassroot workers have been honoured with NVA Award given by Jamsetji Tata National Virtual Academy for Rural Prosperity( NVA), established under MS Swaminathan Reserach Foundation. They also have successfully implemented many projects in health as well as education sectors.They conduct low cost health camps in rural/urban areas.They also promote vocational services to women and youth

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Identify children 0-6 yrs with developmental issues.
2. Improve the quality of life for developmentally challenged children with treatment and education.
3.   Help the children achieve the best of their ability
4.  Rehabilitate them in our social structure so that they can lead a self- supportive and purposeful life
5.   Reduce the load of developmental disability on the society at large.

 
 

  


 
 
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