Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra

Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra, had been established in 1986 at Bonhoogly, Sonarpur, in South 24 Parganas West Bengal. The centre provides learning opportunities to the rural children with special need . It had been an inclusive set up where the regular children and children with special need used to get education . The main objective is to empower each child by making them self sufficient and independent, rehabilitating them in the society. The Academic year is from January to December.

Mrs. Gita Basu

In-charge, Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra

Phone: 09804607900
Email: dhankhet@manovikaskendra.org

Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra is an extended rural centre of integration and inclusion. Our vision is to empower each child by making them self-sufficient and independent, rehabilitating them in the society.


  • Need based education and training to the under privileged children of nearby rural areas.
  • To improve the quality of life of these children through education and Pre-Vocation training.
  • Creating awareness among the rural population about the causes, prevention and rehabilitation of children with special needs.

Total Number of Beneficiaries 2018-19

Mild Intellectual Disability 08
Moderate Intellectual Disability 06
 Down Syndrome 06
Cerebral Palsy 03
Autism Spectrum Disorder 07
Hearing Impaired 04
Orthopaedic Impairment 02
Slow Learner 00

This year (2018-19), a total of 70 special needs and other students, have enrolled in Dhankhet Manovikas Kendra.

The different regular classes are:
  • Pre-Primary Unit
  • Class I
  • Class II
  • Class III
  • Class IV

Services Provided

  • Special education
  • Co curricular activity
  • Assessment of children with special need
  • Speech therapy
  • Multisensory activities
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physio therapy
  • Pre- vocational activity
  • Indoor play
  • Institution has provided mid day meal, free school uniform, winter dress, stationeries and books to the students

Some new plans and programmes for 2016-17

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physio Therapy
  • Pre-Vocational Activity
  • Indoor Play
  • Parent’s feedback


Various Programs

  • Celebration of Rabindra Jayanti
  • Summer project Presentation by students
  • Birthday celebrations of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar and Late Nirmal Sengupta
  • Annual sports
  • 2 students received teaching learning materials from NIEPID
  • “Protsahan” program was organized by TCS, where the children came 3rd

Case Reports

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