RC Dehradun

NILD, RC, Dehradun was established in the year 1998-99 in the campus of NIVH at 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun. Since then the RC has been providing Rehabilitation services to the locomotor disabled in the state of Uttarakhand and also engaged in training man power development in the field of Disability and Rehabilitation.

Aims and objectives: The main aims and objectives of this regional chapter are as follows:
# To undertake manpower development training program in the field of disability and rehabilitation
 # To offer educational training, work adjustment and such other rehabilitation services as the society may deem fit to the locomotor disabled persons with or without associated mental retardation
 # To undertake manufacture and distribution of such aids and appliances as are needed for the education, training and rehabilitation of the disabled persons
 # To provide such other services as may be considered appropriate for promoting the education and rehabilitation of the disabled persons including organizing meetings, seminars and awareness sensitization programs.
 # To cooperate with national, regional or local agencies in Uttarakhand to promote the development of services for the disabled persons

Physiotherapy / Occupational therapy unit: The unit has various modalities of treatment viz. electro therapy, exercise therapy, mobility and gait training, ADL independence training and design & fabrication of adaptive and assistive devices and technology for independent living for PwDs. Consultation services were also extended by the unit through a visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Prosthetic-Orthotic unit: The Prosthetic Orthotic unit has been providing orthotic & prosthetic aids and appliances under ADIP scheme, Govt. of India. The unit was also providing suitable modifications to the users of such aids and appliances. Gait training, donning and doffing techniques for wearing and removing orthotic & prosthetic aids are also provided to the beneficiaries.


Contact Details

Officer-in-Charge, 
Regional Chapter-NILD, C/O NIVH Campus, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun-248001.
Phone : 0135-2735581 
E-mail : niohrc@gmail.com