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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






Health Care and Family Planning






West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 200000


  Year Approved







1   2   3   4  

  Chapter Coordinators


Subha Nagasubramanian







Beading used to promote fine motor control





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.





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





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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