What is CRC?
CRC stands for “Composite Regional Centre for skill development, rehabilitation and empowerment of persons with disabilities (Divyangjan)”. CRC is a service model initiated by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. CRCs are working as extended arms of national institutes to ensure disability rehabilitation for all types of disabilities under one roof. At present, there are 20 CRCs in 19 states across India.
About CRC - Bhopal
CRC, Bhopal was established on 14 August 2000 by NIEPID, Secunderabad under the Scheme of Implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act (SIPDA). It was realigned in February 2006 to Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (Divyangjan), Mumbai: an autonomous body under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India.
CRC Bhopal has been working for the development of rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities in the central India region. This center is focusing on providing comprehensive disability rehabilitation services for all categories of persons with disabilities. The center is conferred with the national award for barrier-free environment in the year 2006. To know more about the physical achievements of CRC Bhopal, click here.