Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra
An Extended Rural CentreDhankhet Manovikas Kendra a rural centre of integration and inclusion was inaugurated on 1st July 1986 with the kind support of Late Nirmal Sengupta. We record with gratitude the selfless contribution and patronage of this philanthropic educationist Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra, an extended Rural Centre of integration and inclusion, was inaugurated on 1st July 1986 with the kind support and encouragement of a noted educationist late Nirmal Sengupta.
- Imparting education and training to underprivileged children coming from nearby areas.
- To uplift the quality of life of these children through education, vocational training and joyful learning.
- To encourage and foster fellow-feeling amongst the children with average intelligence and below average intelligence.
- Creating awareness among the rural population about the causes, prevention and rehabilitation of children with special needs.
- To encourage and sponsor the education of children to the mainstream schools after their completion of class IV.
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This year (2016-17), a total of 73 special need and other students, been enrolled in Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra.
The different regular classes are
- Pre-Primary Unit
- Class I
- Class II
- Class III
- Class IV
- Education (According to Govt. syllabus)
- Special Education
- Co-curricular activity
- Mid-day meal
Some new plans and programmes for 2016-17
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physio Therapy
- Pre-Vocational Activity
- Indoor Play
- Parent’s feedback
- This year 10 children were admitted in class –V in the local Govt. Schools from Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra.
- The children took part in the protsahan Program organised by TCS where 8 students participated in sit & draw, 2 students participated in outdoor games and 1 in Go as you like. They got Second prize for overall performance.
- The children took part in the program of Raksha bandhan, organised by TWL on 11th August 2016.
- The children participated in the Annual Cultural Program of Manovikas Kendra held at Science City Auditorium on 8th December 2016.
- The children took part in Annual Sports held in Rajpur on 17th February 2017.
- 24 students went to Kalamandir for Film Screening, organised by Children Film Society on 9th
Arif is a 9 years old boy. He took admission at Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra in 2014. He was diagnosed as ASD with intellectually challenged. He was very stubborn and did not show age appropriate behaviour with proper guidance by the Special Education, now he is able to sit in class for 2 hours. He cans colours within a picture. Now he is toilet trained. He loves rhymes very much.
Sk. Sahil is a 10 years old boy. He took admission at dhankhet Manovikas Kendra in 2014. He was diagnosed having Down syndrome. Initially he had various problems like hyperactivity, restlessness and less sitting span. After having proper intervention ha has improved a lot in academic and co-curricular skills like drawing, recitation, games, dance etc. He has shown lot of improvements and hope will move forward in future too.