About Us


Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC) was established under the Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. This Centre at Patna became functional in the year 2009. It is under the administrative control of National Institute for the Locomotor Disability(Divyangjan), Kolkata. It aims to provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to the persons with disabilities in eastern India region. The basic aim of setting up this Centre is to create the resources and infrastructure required for developing services for persons with disabilities, including human resource development in the field of disability rehabilitation.

OBJECTIVES

CRC Patna, at its inception itself had projected multifarious activities to enhance the quality of life of persons with disabilities. Accordingly, the main objective of CRC has been identified as follows :

To serve as Resource Centre for rehabilitation and special education of persons with disabilities.

To undertake human resource development by training rehabilitation professionals, village level workers, multi -rehabilitation workers and other functionaries in Govt. and non-Govt. sector, required for providing services to persons with disabilities.

To undertake public education programmes for creation of awareness in the parents and the community.

To undertake designing, fabrication and fitment of aids and appliances.

To undertake services of education and skill development leading to enhancement of opportunities for employment, rehabilitation, mobility communication recreation and integration in society.

To undertake research and development with specific reference to needs of diverse groups of people with disability, keeping in view the nature and severity of disability in the region.

To develop strategies for delivery of rehabilitation services suitable to the socio-cultural background of the region.

To stimulate growth of services by encouraging and supporting voluntary organization, parent groups and self-help groups.

To establish linkages with existing medical, educational and employment services, following the principles of community-based rehabilitation and offer extension services in the rural areas.

Types of Disability

Wef 19th April 2017

  • Leprosy Cured Persons
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech and Language Disability
  • Chronic Neurological Conditions
  • Hearing Impairment (Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
  • Multiple Disabilities Including Deaf Blindness
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Acid Attack Victims
  • Locomotor Disability
  • Blindness
  • Dwarfism
  • Low Vision
  • Thalassemia
  • Haemophilia
  • Mental illness
  • Cerebral Palsy




Rehabilitation Services Rendered to PWDs – at CRC, Patna

Services

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Patients registered in OPD 17492 16139 14199 17450 15804 16426
New Cases 2623 2945 2534 6654 2888 3168
Follow-up cases 14869 13194 11665 10796 10818 11318
Aids & Appliances distributed at HQ 380 730 200 163 431 319
Training Prog. Organized 12 2 4 19 13 10
No. of Beneficiaries 12 2 4 2200 - 1259
Training Prog. Supported by CRC / Officials - 11 12 - 13 21
No of Beneficiaries - 1023 2073 - 1080 -

Rehabilitation Services Rendered to PWDs – at Outreach

Number of Assessment cum Rehabilitation Camp - 17 7 12   -
Number of beneficiaries 443 4013 4617 678 -
Number of ADIP camps 2 10 14 11 4 5
Disability Assessment & Certification Camp 36 6 4 12 -
Number of beneficiaries 11776 1121 600 678 -
Disability Certificate Issued from camp 7406 300 498 678