BIKASHAYAN – an institute for person with mental retardation, was started on 2nd May, 1988, with the objectives of Education, Training, Management and Habilitation services to individuals with mental retardation and associated disabilities. Bikashayan conducts manpower development programme and research in the area of disability rehabilitation. It also provides documentation referral and dissemination of information of beneficiaries as well as other stakeholders. The institute facilitates persons with mental retardation to be socially, personally and physically self reliant.It believes that individuals with special needs have rights to live with full human dignity and free from their behavioural and social constraints. Bikashayan attempts to provide all possible means and facilities necessary for their optimal development. The institute explores their potentiality for their all round development.Bikashayan has a reputed HRD wing aims at preparing human resources in the field of Mental Retardation and associated disabilitiesThe institute is involved with various research activities in the area of rehabilitation of children with special needs.A study on attitude of CWSN towards their peers and attitude of general students towards their CWSN peers in primary schools, Kolkata, funded by Sarba Siksha Mission, Kolkata.A study on the attitude of special teachers of SSM, towards the inclusive education.A comparative study on the attitude of the parent of CWSN and Teachers towards inclusion.
Awards & Rankings
The college has won loads of awards for its excellent performance and achievements.