National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped (NIOHK) is situated in Kolkata in West Bengal state of India. Established in 1978, it is accredited from Govt. of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and it is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences. National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped NIOHK, Kolkata offers 7 courses across 3 streams namely Medical, Engineering, Management and across 6 degrees like Diploma, B.P.Th., M.P.T., B.O.Th., P.G.D.. National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped campus is spread over 9934 Acres. Hostel facility is available for its students. Additional campus facilities such as Acad. Zone, Audi, Canteen, Girls Hostel, Mess, Lib, Medical Fac. are also there.
Area 9934 Square Meters
- Acad. Zone
- Girls Hostel
- Medical Fac.
Scheme of Integrated Education for The Disabled Children
This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme launched in 1974 by the Department of Social Welfare and after transferred to Dept. of Education in 1982. Under the scheme handicapped children are sought to be integrated in normal school system.
The Hearing Handicapped (mild and moderate impaired only) are provided following allowance and facilities under this scheme:
- Books and stationery allowance of Rs.400/ -p.a.
- Uniform allowance of Rs.50/ -p.a.
- Transport allowance of Rs.50/ -per month (if a disabled child admitted under the scheme residing in a hostel of the school within the school premises, no transportation charges would be admissible).
Disabled children residing in school hostels within the same institution where they are studying may also be paid boarding and lodging charges as admissible under Govt. rules/schemes. Where there is no State scheme of scholarships to hostellers, the disabled children, whose parents
income does not exceed Rs.3000/- per month, may be paid actual boarding and lodging charges subject to maximum of Rs.200/-p.m.
For further details/procedures please contact the nearest authority of State Department of Social Welfare.
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Contact Details of National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped, Kolkata
Address:B T Road, Bonhooghly, Kolkata - 700 090
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