Centre for Inclusive Education (Special School)

The centre for Inclusive Education is the Heart of the Institute. It caters to the need of children with Intellectual Challenge, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Hearing Impairment etc. The special educators, Therapists and professionals are relentlessly at work in the Centre, to create enabling conditions for 300 plus ‘Differently-able’ Children. Our main centre is at E.M Bypass, Kolkata and we have a branch at New Alipore , Kolkata and an extended rural centre at Sonarpur, South 24 Parganas.

Mrs. Rinku Gaine

Mrs. Rinku Gaine


Phone: 033-40012736
Email: viceprincipal@manovikaskendra.org

We believe all students can achieve as every child is ‘able’ with the abilities it has.

Reaching Out Beyond Barriers...

In the session 2015 – 16, Centre for Inclusive Education has catered to the needs of all students through different programmes. The students attended Regular schooling, 145 students were enrolled in the extended program, 22 students attended Saturday club for various co-curricular activities. 17 students were under the placement project of Manodeep – where their works are regularly supervised & guidance are provided for improvement.

Graphical Representation of Students Strength 2016-2017

Students in various programme 2015-2016

The centre is divided into 5 units which are again divided into number of classes according to the functional level and Chronological Age of the child. They are:

Consisted of four classes with students of the age group of 5-10 years. In this unit mainly self help skills and pre academic skills are taken care off. Yoga, Games, Music, Tabla, Dance, Computer and water activities are the integral part of their curriculum.

Consisted of 9 classes catering to the need of the students. Children with Autism belong to a different section included in this unit. In this unit Socialization and Functional Academics are given priority. Indian Navy Guard conducted Sit and draw competition in salt Lake Mela Ground. – Ripon Mondal (OBE A Bengali) received 1st prize. Soura Sarathi Das put up a stall in Anandamela Fetewhere cards and other products made by him were on display and sale.

Pre Vocational Unit consisted of 11 classes with age group of 13+. Along with Pre Vocational Boys and Girls, the classes running OBE Programare also included in this unit. In Pre Vocation Canteen students are given preliminary training to prepare non thermal dishes – how to serve & take order and even transact small amount. Pre Vocational skill trainings are given and it is assessed periodically which is recorded in the Pre Vocational Card.

Children are given training in 7 different vocations like tailoring, baking, canteen works, weaving, comb binding, Xerox, bread craft, envelop making, printing. They are also taught functional the vocational units are on display and sale in different exhibitions

This year too students of Vocational Unit have shown outstanding performance.

New products have been introduced in all the seven units for examples in bread craft items, jute bags jewellery making, embroidery work like ‘Kantha stitch’ and ‘couching work’ on cotton and fancy fabric and designer woolen shawls woven in our loom section.

Pinaki Chowdhury attended Pre Voc Canteen and learned the skill required for canteen works, Joydeep Ghosh excelled in Xeroxing as well. We held many In house Exhibitions and were invited by different organizations which are listed below:

Exhibitions: In House Exhibition- 12/02/2015 & Autism 07/02/2016, Joy of Giving Week (Daan Utsav) 06/10/2015, Ice Skating Rink 07/07/2015, College Square 02- 05/12/2015, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata 05/12/2015, Vivek Chetna 09/01/2016 and on 14/02/2015, Mysore Association Hall, Kolkata 23/01/2015, Vivekananda Mela – 08/01/2016

Our attractive festive products are eye-catching and very much in demand at the Exhibitions. It has been a successful year. We look forward to another fruitful year ahead.

Hearing Impaired Unit (H.I) consisted of 4 classes. The students have lot of skills and potentialities which are trained for their fullest expressions. Group Hearing Aid and Speech trainer are used for their speech & language development. Students of this unit passed out successfully with flying colours under NIOS curriculum – OpenBasic Education(Level – A,B & C), Secondary and Sr.Secondary. Hritwik Saha student of NIOS , Sr.Secondary attended video conferencing program at Regional Centre of NIOS on 21.02.2016 where he said about the importance of ‘Bhasa Diwas” in context with prevalance of multilingualism in India.

We are grateful to MAHESWARI FAMILY TRUST for supporting us to set up Autism Wing in memory of Shri Madan Gopal Maheswari. With their generous support we have started a dedicated wing to cater to the needs of children and young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This wing consists of Multi Sensory room, Activity room, Computer Lab and regular classes. The specialize services are provided to each child through individual and group intervention, based on their needs. The counselling and training sessions are also arranged for the parents.

This dedicated wing has been a very high impact factor improving the lives of 250 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and hundreds of students with intellectual and behavioral challenges.

This year, the students of this wing, participated in various cultural programs and won prizes. Recently, on the World Autism Day our students have put up a dance performance at Minerva theatre, Kolkata. They also went for a Tram ride on autism awareness day on 1st April 2017 organized by Commissioner of Disability.

Educational Programme under NIOS

Mrs. Mahuya Chakraborty

NIOS Incharge

Phone: 033 - 4001 2731
Email: niosincharge@manovikaskendra.org

In education, providing equal opportunity for all, is made possible through NIOS.

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS): The National Institute of Ope Schooling (NIOS) under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, provides opportunities to the children with special needs, who, for any reason, are unable to cope with the formal education system, helps them to persue their education for the flexibility of the system.


This Institute offers various courses under NIOS
  • Open Basic Education (OBE)
  • Level A equivalent to Standard III
  • Level B equivalent to Standard V
  • Level C equivalent to Standard VIII
  • Secondary and Sr. Secondary courses.
  • Vocational Course


Vocational Education Course – through these course students are able to learn different vocational skills and activities so far as the smooth functioning of their future is concerned.

7 students in Vocational course have passed with flying colors & 38 students successfully completed the OBE – Level A, B and C.

Case Studies

Speech Therapy

Basic service offered:

  • Hearing –aid care & Maintenance.
  • Parent’s Orientation Program. (Group & Individual)
  • Ear Check up/ Hearing Assessment
  • Teacher Orientation Program. (Group & Individual)
  • Auditory Training( group & individual)
  • Practical training of D.Ed students of Training College on speech therapy.
  • Language TrainingArticulation Correction. (Individual)
  • Reporting once in a year to the parents regarding Development.
  • Articulation Correction.
  • Voice Correction (Individual.)
  • Fluency Shaping Therapy. (Individual)
  • Evaluation after 6 months.

Outstanding Achievements:

Sanway Gupta: He is a 11 years old boy with down’s syndrome enrolled in our Speech Therapeutic Program from 2014. At the beginning he could not communicate verbally and language level was limited. His speech intelligibility was poor. Now he can communicate over phone. Also he canexpress humour verbally.


  • 27-29.4.2015

    3 students of WB College of Nursing, SSKM have visited our organisation and were placed for 3 days (9:30-12:00noon).

  • 28.4.2015

    23 students and 2 faculty members of B.Sc Nursing 3 year Woodland College of Nursing have visited MVK.

  • 12.05.2015

    33 students and 2 faculty members of GNM(3 Year) of Desun Nursing School
    have visited and oriented about the field.

  • 03.09.2015

    32 students and 2 faculty members of Shova Rani Nursing College have visited
    our organisation.

  • 09.10.2015

    36 students and 15 faculty members of Ruby General Hospital Ltd. (school of
    nursing) have visited our organisation.

  • 16.11.2015

    16 students( 11 of B.Sc and 5 of M.Sc students) of West Bengal Government
    College of Nursing visited our organisation.

  • 06.01.2016

    40 students and 1 faculty member of Pradip Centre For Autism Managment have
    visited our organisationand observed class rooms.

  • 22.01.2016

    30 students and 2 faculty members of Netaji Nagar College for Women have visited
    our organisation.

  • 28.01.2016

    9 students and 2 faculty members ( diploma course CP) of National Institute of
    Empowerment Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD) chennai have visited
    our organisation.


Students from different school and institution involved in various activities with our MVK students throughout the year. They are Delhi Public School Ruby Park, Modern High School Kolkata, University of Hyderabad, Telangana and Tata Consultancy Service.

Modern High School, Kolkata

Aasthika Das and Shreyasi Ray of Modern High School, Kolkata have volunteered in our Annual Sports 2015-2016. They have celebrated the occasion of Christmas with our MVK students and had fun.


Sakshi  Agarwal  studying NIOS secondary level in Hearing Impaired unit. She has joined MVK in 2005. She has Bilateral sensorineural hearing loss with speech & language deficiency. She has undergone special schooling; speech & language therapy from the day after got admitted in MVK. After successfully completing OBE level A, B & C , she has enrolled herself under NIOS secondary curriculum. She successfully passed two subjects with flying colours and preparing herself for the rest of her subjects for next year. She shows ardent zeal for any activity be it her studies or other co-curricular activities. She has pleasant personality, behaved well and knows in what manner to act as per social norms. Presently it is notified enthusiastically that she tries from her own to comprehend any unknown events, facts or incidents spontaneously through speech. She communicates within class with her peers through oral-aural approach, has learnt to syllabify long words of the passage.


Placement / Internship

Students from Loreto college, Shri Shikshyatan College, NRS Medical College , Jindal Global Law School, B. M. Birla Medical College, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, Christ University , Bangalore , University of Calcutta were placed for internship in our institution and they worked with the teachers with positive attitude.


DPS, Ruby Park have visited our institution twice a month for half an hour and they interacted and involved our students in various activities like music, dance, painting. They conducted interaction and fun sessions, narrating stories, making paper models, art & craft works etc. They celebrated Rakha Bandhan and distributed gifts which contained Rakhi and chocolates. During the Joy of Giving Week they put up a cultural performance for our students and distributed toys and gifts. They also played a Football Tournament . During the NIOS Examination, they write on behalf of the students who require Writer.


Members of TCS under the supervision of Mr. Sagar Dutta and coordinated by Supriya Agarwal and Vishal Prasad volunteered in our Saturday Club and assisted our Teachers and conducting classes. Supriya Agarwal and Vishal Prasad volunteered in our Annual Sports. They also organised a Sports events in our institution to celebrate Independence Day. They developed a ALP(Adult Literacy Program) software for our students. They organised the cultural program Prothsahan for the students.. They have organised a Spell B Competition and given token to our students.A Dental Checkup Camp has been organized by the members of TCS. The students of Saturday Club and Extended program attended the camp.


Dr. Souvik De(HOD – CSE), Dr. Paroma Bhowmik (IT, Professor) and Mr. Rudranath Banerjee (CSE) from Techo India developed a software for students with ASD, which was initially installed in 4 Tablets to be used in classrooms. Later on it was developed and installed in desktop to make learnings easier


We express our sincere thanks to Titagarh Wagons Limited for the contribution and support to Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra under their CSR activities.

Our special thanks to Mr. Pradip Sengupta of Smriti Sengupta Pathagar, for his contribution our special need children.

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