New Alipore Manovikas Kendra

Manovikas Kendra, New Alipore is an extended centre for Special Education and Vocational training for children and young adults with special needs. It is located at 173 Block G New Alipore, Kolkata-53. The entire building which consists of ground floor and first floor was donated by the philanthropic personality Late (Smt.) Namita Gupta.

Smt. Sharmila Dasgupta

Smt. Sharmila Dasgupta

Incharge, New Alipore Unit

Phone: 033-40647790
Email: alipur@manovikaskendra.org

Our vision is to enhance students' potentiality through identification and proper intervention, helping them to make a productive member of the society.

The Centre has the following Sections :

Educational and life skill training

  • Pre – School unit
  • School Unit
  • Computer training unit
  • Open Basic Education (O.B.E) Classes under NIOS Board
  • Care Group
  • Adult leisure learning Programme


Services Offered

Pre Vocational and Vocational Skill Training Programme – the unit also offers the
following services after Pre-Vocational unit and Vocational Training.

  • Tailoring
  • Weaving
  • Photocopy
  • Handicraft making
  • Tie and Dye
  • Candle and Diya making


Graphical representation of the number of cases in the year 2018-2019

Intellectual Disability (ID) 34
Down Syndrome 13
Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder 2
Cerebral Palsy + Microcephaly 4
Specific Learning Disability 2
Autism Spectrum Disorder 23
Hearing Impaired 4
Multiple Disability 1
Cerebral Palsy & ADHD 0
TOTAL 83

Different Vocational Trades and Products

Tailoring Unit:  Fancy Bags, Purses, Napkins, Bedcovers, cushion covers,Table Mats, Handle covers for Refrigerators.

Weaving Unit:  Dusters, carpets, Different Types of Aasans, Mopping cloths, Khes/Runners.

Minor Vocational Unit: Candles, Diyas, Pen stands, Rakhis, Paper Bags, cards, Jewellery (Earrings &  Necklaces), Masala powder.



Participation in Various Cultural Programmes

Sl. No. Date Venue Organisor No. of student
1 13 & 14 April 2018 Music and Dance Bhartiya Sanskriti Utsav 8
2 09 August 2018 Music and Dance Birati Anandamoyee Mental Disability and Handicapped Society 4
3 03 December 2018 Music and Dance Cheshire Home 8
4 13 January 2019 Cultural Program- Music Barisha Janakalyan Sangha 12
5 04 February 2019 Dance, Music and Recitation Marwari Mahila Samity 6
6 15 February 2019 Music and Dance Nirmal Niketan 6
7 17 March 2019 Dance, Recitation and Music Shri Sidheswar Shib Samaj Sangha 4
8 31 March 2019 Music, Dance, Sit and Draw Indian Institute of Mother and Child welfare 5

Student Participating in Sit and Draw Competitions

Sl. No. Date Venue Organisor No. of student
1 15 June 2018 Sit and Draw Art Mela Chandi Mandir 4
2 17 November 2018 TAARE ZAMEEN , Sit and Draw Heritage School 3
3 03 February 2019 Cheelebela – Sit and Draw Rotary-Sadan 5
4 17 February 2019 Sit and Draw Arunima Active 6
5 26 February 2019 Apeejay Schoo Apeejay school 6
6 03 March 2019 Sit and Draw, Cultural Program , Dance and Music Behala Gajan Tala 10
7 03 March 2019 Sit and Draw Sab Payechir Asar 12
8 12 March 2019 Art Workshop-Sit and Draw AIMS MEDIA 1

Special Achievement

Aasish Jha appeared in
  • All West Bengal colouring contest’15 with normal students, conductive by SIP Academy India, at SIP Abacus, Sakuntala Park in the month of November.
  • He won 3 prize at sec A, organize Prajukta coaching center on 21 Feb’15.



Participation in Other Events

Sl. No. Date Item Venue Organisor No. of student
1 02 August 2018 Self hygiene-Basic principles of self hygiene Lakshmipat Singhania Academy for Inter School test Lakshmipat Singhania Academy 4
2 14 August 2018 Abhilasha- non thermal cooking, decoration, Music and Dance Lakshmipat Singhania Academy for Inter School test Lakshmipat Singhania Academy 8
  • Abhilasha- non thermal cooking, decoration, Music and Dance. Our team got the 1st prize in group dance.
  • Music and Dance Shankya Saha secured 1st position in song.

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