District Disability Rehabilitation Centre

For effective implementation of PWD Act 1995 of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, NPRPD, DRS & ADIP Schemes have been implemented by the Ministry for providing comprehensive services to the Persons with Disabilities in Urban & Rural areas. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment sanctioned setting up District Disability Rehabilitation Center at District level for awareness generation , rehabilitation , training / guidance of grass root level functionaries. In this view, District Disability Rehabilitation Center, Latur (M.S.) has been sanctioned in the year 2001 by the Ministry. A renowned voluntary organization working in the field of Disability named “Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan, Latur” has been selected as a Nodal Agency. Under DDRC, Latur NPRPD Scheme under control of DMT and DRS & ADIP Schemes under the control of DRC Virar Dist.Thane (M.S.) were running. In the year 2005-06, the Schemes DRS and ADIP under DDRC , Latur have been handed over to the NGO i.e. Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan, Latur(M.S.) . The DDRC, Latur (M.S.) is working under the control of District Management Team headed by the District Collector.

Sr.No Centers Designation
1 .District Collector, Latur Chairman
2 Chief Executive Officer , Z.P.,Latur Vice Chairman
3 Project Director, DDRC, Latur & Director,Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan,(NGO) Secretary
4 Social Welfare officer, Block A, Z.P. Latur Jt. Secretary
5 Civil Surgeon, Latur Member
6 District Health Officer , Z.P., Latur Member
7 Dy. Chief Executive (ICDS) , Z.P. Latur Member
8 Secretary, Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan, Latur(NGO) Member
9 NGO Nominated by Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan, Latur Member
10 Education Officer ( Primary) Z.P., Latur Member
11 Education Officer (Secondary ) , Z.P., Latur Member
12 Dy. Director , Employment Office, Latur Member
13 Special District Social Welfare Officer , Latur Member
14 General Manager, District Industries Center, Latur Member
15 District Publicity Officer Member

Meeting of DMT is fixed on every third Saturday of the month and accordingly meetings have been conducted. As per Directions and Decisions of the DMT , and for achievement of the objectives of the Scheme, the working of DDRC Latur is in Progress and performing for achievement of objectives of the Scheme for the PWD.


The Objectives of the Scheme

1.Survey & identification of persons with disabilities through camp approach

2.Awareness Generation for encouraging and enhancing prevention of disabilities.

3.Early detection and early Intervention.

4. Assessment of need of assistive devices, provision/fitment of assistive devices, follow up/repair of assistive devices.

5.Therapeutic Services e.g. Physiotherapy, Occupation Therapy, Speech Therapy etc.

6.Facilitation of disability certificate, bus passes and other concession/facilities for persons with disabilities.

7.Referral and arrangement of surgical correction through Govt. & Charitable institutes.

8. Arrangement of loans for self employment, through banks & other financial institutions.

9. Counseling of disabled, their parents & family members.

10.Promotion of Barrier Free Environment.

11.To provide supportive and complimentary services to promote education, vocational training and employment for persons with disabilities through.

- Providing orientation training to teachers, community and families.

- Providing training to persons with disabilities for early motivation and early stimulation for education, vocational training and employment.

- Identifying suitable vocations for persons with disabilities, keeping in view local resources and designing and providing vocational training and identifying suitable jobs, so as to make them economically independent.

- Provide referral services for existing educational, training, vocational institutions. For achievements of the objectives of the Scheme. The DDRC Latur has worked under Control & directions of the DMT as below.

2001-2002

1. District Disability Rehabilitation Center Started in the year 2001-02 and services to Persons With Disability have been provided by arranging Camps at Taluka level & District level with the cooperation of various Government District Departments District Hospitals, DRC – Virar Dist. Thane, Local offices & NGO. Jeevan Vikas Pratishthan, Latur.

2. 11 Camps in the month May/June 2001 for checking and measurement of PWD at Taluka level & Dist level have been taken Medical Experts of District General Hospital, Latur have checked 25834 PWD in those camps and Disability Certificates have been issued in those camps.

Sr.No Catgory PWD Beneficiaries checked Total checked beneficiaries
40 % & above below 40%
1 Locomotive Disabled 10378 5455 15833
2. Visually Disabled 3302 1689 4991
3. Hearing Impaired 2397 620 3017
4. Mentally Disabled 1359 634 1993
Total 17476 8438 25834

3. Services provided to the PWD in the above camps

A. Medical check up and Diagnosis by Medical Experts.

B. Distribution of Disability Certificates of Civil Surgeon.

C. Distribution of Identity Cards by Social Welfare Departments.

D. Distribution of S.T. Bus Concession Passes by S.T. Dept.

4.24 Assessment / Measurement camps at Taluka level & Dist. Level have been taken.

5. Distribution of Aids & Appliances during 2001-02 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2936 1433 136 161 08 - - 307 -

2002-2003

1.Publicity of DDRC and Services available to PWD in Rural & Urban area has been made through posters, pamphelets and wall paintings .

2. Appointed 10 MRW 1 each for 10 talukas and given 03 months training regarding Rehabilitation of PWD.

3.24 Camps for Assessment & Measurement have been taken & 6 Camps for Distribution of Aids & Appliances have been taken.

4. 10 Beneficiaries have been provided physiotherapy services.

3.Distribution of Aids & Appliances during 2002-03 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
3089 1492 247 160 03 - - 410 -

2003-2004

1. A workshop of Government District and Taluka Heads of Departments / NGO has been taken at Administrative Building Hall ( collector office) in the month of July 2003. Experts in related fields have given guidance regarding PWD Act 1995.

2.9 days training to MRW regarding Rehabilitation of PWD imparted.

3.10 training camps at taluka level to 1306 CBRW (Anganwadi workers) have been given. Guidance regarding Act 1995, Survey, identification of Disability, referral services available in DDRC, prevention of Disability etc. has been given.

4.Publicity through Exhibition in Ganesh Utasav & Siddheshwar festivals have been made.

5.30 Camps, under prevention of Disability named as “Drashtant” for pregnant, lactating mothers, adolescent girls and old age mothers, have been taken and Experts have given guidance in the camps.

6. District level workshop for special teachers in schools of disabled have been taken and experts have given guidance regarding Rehabilitation of PWD.

7.Camps for women and Distribution of Aids & Appliances on the occasion of Women’s day.

8.12 Camps for Assessment & Measurement have been taken & 7 Camps for distribution of Aids & Appliances have been taken.

9.5 Beneficiaries have been provided physiotherapy services.

10.Survey of non-school attending students by MRW has been taken.

11.Survey of PWD in Urban and rural areas in Latur District through CBRW has been undertaken and 26854 Beneficiaries found in the Survey.

12.istribution of Aids & Appliances during 2003-04 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2168 2105 544 450 344 52 31 1421 -

2004-2005

1. 44 Programmes under prevention of disability named as “Drashtant” ” for pregnant, lactating mothers, adolescent girls and old age mothers, have been taken and Experts have given guidance in the camps.

1. 12 training camps of 10 days Training regarding Various business activities have been organized with the cooperation of District Industries Center, Latur. Experts of District Industries Center have trained 464 PWD for starting Various business activities and issued certificates.

1. 22Assessment & Measurement Camps have been taken.

1. 72 proposals of loans for various business activities to Persons With Disability have been submitted to various Departments through MRW.

1. 72 proposals of loans for various business activities to Persons With Disability have been submitted to various Departments through MRW.

1. 8 Beneficiaries have been provided physiotherapy services.

1. Distribution of Aids & Appliances during 2004-05 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1806 1733 193 26 77 01 02 299 -

2005-06

1.60 loan proposals of disabled persons sanctioned by different Departments for different Businesses activities. In addition to this 30 loan Proposals have been submitted to various Departments with the help of MRW of Taluka’s and 25 follow up Camps have been taken for the trained disabled persons.

2.8 Camps under prevention of disability named as “Drashtant” were organized. Adolescent girls, Pregnant & Nursing Mothers, being Target group, have been given guidance by Experts in the Camps.

3.11 Self–Help–Groups of BPL Disabled Persons have been formed with the help of MRW.

4.24 Check up / measurement Camps have been taken with the help of MRW and 7 Distribution Camps at PHC Level have been taken.

5.32 beneficiaries have been provided Physiotherapy.

6.2 Surgery cases Performed.

7.7 Distribution of Aids & Appliances camps have been taken.

8.Aids & Appliances distributed to Disabled during 2005-06 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1135 686 344 188 131 123 22 808 -

2006-07

1.17 Loan proposals of Persons With Disability and 7 loan proposals of self Help Group of PWD for various business activities with the help of MRW have been submitted to various Department and 12 follow up camps have been taken.

2.8 Camps under prevention of disability named as “Drashtant” were organized. Adolescent girls, Pregnant & Nursing Mothers, being Target group, have been given guidance by Experts in the Camps.

3.34 Assessment/Measurement camps have been taken at PHC level with the help of mrw.

4.4 Camps for distribution of Aids & Appliances have been taken at PHC level.

5. By constant contact through mrw to guardians of MR beneficiaries for Formation of Parents Association for M.R., Parent’s Association named “JIVHALA” has been formed and registered and one camp at district level with the co-ordination of Parents Association has been taken .

6.30 beneficiaries have been provided physiotherapy.

7.In 40 villages, survey of disabled person have been conducted through 10 MRW for 4 villages per taluka in 10 Talukas.

8.2 surgery cases performed.

9.Distribution of Aids & Appliances during 2006-07 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1507 1383 228 47 258 22 3 558 -

2007-08

1.1612 villages were visited by MRW and 6978 Disabled Persons were given guidance regarding various services available under the scheme.

2.2342 disabled persons were guided and sent to District Civil Hospital by MRW for obtaining Disability Certificates & certificates have been issued by C.S.

3.2534 Disabled Persons have been provided S.T. Pass Concession out of which 908 pwd have been given guidance and sent to District place for the same.

4.511 disabled persons were guided by mrw for registration in Employment & self Employment Office & 98 Beneficiaries registered in employment office.

5. 2169 Identity Cards have been issued by Social Welfare Department .

6.16 Aassessment / Measurement & 11 Aids & Appliances Distribution camps at PHC level with the help of mrw have been taken.

7.Under prevention of disability, one day training for ANM /LHV/ ICDS Supervisors has been taken at 5 taluka places and Expert Dignity has given advice.

8. 78 loan proposals of disabled persons for various business activities have been submitted to various Departments and were sanctioned out of which 50 proposals were submitted with the help of mrw .

9.MRW have collected 30 applications for Guardianship of MR and LLC has issued Guardianship Certificates liable for Guardianship Under National Trust, 560 MR Beneficiaries have been found liable for Guardianship.

10.482 pwd have been referred for Surgery by mrw and all above cases have been performed under SSA Scheme.

11.24 Beneficiaries have been given physiotherapy.

11. Aids & Appliances distributed during 2007-08 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1767 1169 420 320 131 11 19 901 -

2008-09

1.1093 villages were visited by MRW and 6726 Disabled Persons were given guidance regarding various services available under the scheme.

2.961 disabled persons were guided and sent to District Civil Hospital by MRW for obtaining Disability Certificates & certificates have been issued by C.S.

3.1281 Disabled Persons have been provided S.T. Pass Concession out of which 346 pwd have been given guidance and sent to District place for the same.

4. 367disabled persons were guided by mrw for registration in Employment & self Employment Office & 50 Beneficiaries registered in employment office.

5.1300 Identity Cards have been issued by Social Welfare Department

6.17 Assessment / Measurement & 3 Aids & Appliances Distribution camps at PHC level with the help of mrw have been taken. 3 exhibition stalls for publicity have been taken.

7.74 loan proposals of disabled persons for various business activities have been submitted to various Departments with the help of mrw.

8.Out of 54 applications collected by mrw for Guardianship of MR, LLC has issued 54 Guardianship Certificates under National Trust.

9. 493 PWD have been referred for Surgery by mrw and all above cases have been performed under SSA Scheme.

10.09 Beneficiaries have been given physiotherapy.

11.Aids & Appliances distributed during 2008-09 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1172 660 164 54 105 00 04 327 -

2009-10

1.948 villages were visited by MRW and 6227 Disabled Persons were given guidance regarding various services available under the scheme.

2.2336 PWD have been issued disability certificates by District Civil Hospital out of which MRW have guided and sent 888 pwd to obtain Disability Certificates from C.S.

3.1872 Disabled Persons have been provided S.T. Pass Concession out of which 471 pwd have been given guidance and sent to District place for the same.

4.491 disabled persons were guided by mrw for registration in Employment & self Employment Office & 61 Beneficiaries registered in employment office.

5.1854 Identity Cards have been issued by Social Welfare Department .

6. 9 Assessment / Measurement & Aids & Appliances Distribution camps at PHC level with the help of mrw have been taken.

7.72 loan proposals of disabled persons for various business activities have been submitted to various Departments with the help of mrw and 2 proposals were sanctioned.

8.1394 surgery have been performed under SSA, out of which, 88 cases have been referred by MRW for surgeory.

9. Under National Trust, list of 828 Beneficiaries liable for Guardianship received for C.S. Latur. MRW have collected 20 applications for Guardianship of MR and LLC has issued 16 Guardianship Certificates under National Trust.

10.16 Beneficiaries have been given physiotherapy.

11.Under prevention of disability, one day training, for ANM /LHV/ ICDS Supervisors and adolescent girls & women, has been taken at 20 places in 10 taluka and Expert Dignity has given advice.

12.Aids & Appliances distributed during 2009-10 as below.

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1002 489 18 1 44 03 - 66 -

2010-11

1.815 villages have been visited by MRW and 4097 persons with disability have been given guidance regarding various services available under the Scheme.

2.561 PWD have been guided to obtain Disability Certificates from District Civil Hospital out of 274 PWD received certificates.

3.496 PWD have been advised to obtain S.T. Pass concession from Dist. S.T. office out of which 287 PWD received concessions.

4.290 PWD have been advised for registration with Employment & Self Employment Office.

5.290 PWD have been advised to District Head Quarter to receive aids and appliances and accordingly they have received.

6.17 Assessment / Measurement Camps (9 camps in Latur Dist and 8 Camps in Osmanabad Dist) have been taken at Taluka level, PHC level.

7.10 Camps for distribution of Aids & Appliances ( 9 camps in Latur Dist and One Camp at Civil Hospital Osmanabad ) have been taken and 311 PWD in Latur Dist and 113 PWD in Osmanabad District have been provided aids & appliances.

8.30 loan proposals of PWD for various activities have been submitted to various departments with the help of MRW.

9.37 PWD have been advised for Surgery by MRW out of which 20 Cases have been performed.

10. Under National Trust 5 applications for guardianship received through MRW & 6 Guardianship Certificates have been given by LLC.

11. Aids & Appliances distributed during 2010-11 (01.04.10 to 30.10.10)

Registration.
No
Measurement Taken Aids And Appliances Provided
Ortho H.I. Blind M.R. Mixed Total Remark
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
824 311 177 84 49 01 - 311 -

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