VRTC

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TRAINING CENTRE (REGD.) FOR BLIND

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aims
This centre was shifted to this new site in the year 1976 as a full-fledged Rehabilitation Centre with the following aims and objectives:-

  • To continue the programme of Rehabilitation and Resettlement of the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab and to provide rehabilitation and resettlement services to the newly blinded/disabled/aged and prepare them to the outside world by providing them vocational guidance and training.
  • To work in close co-operation with all the hospitals and offer training in Mobility and Traveling tactics including cane techniques to the incurable blind.
  • To provide a good work atmosphere and encourage efficient production and sense of
    achievement by way of establishing training cum production centres and sheltered
    workshops for the physically and visually disabled.
  • To establish special co-operatives for the rehabilitation of the physically and visually
    disabled and to assist them for their placement and restore them to their families as
    earning members and to the society and nation as contributing members.
  • To provide job work to the visually, physically and hearing disabled adults in the
    remote villages under the home-teaching and community Based Rehabilitation
    programme.
  • To affiliate with or seek collaboration with organizations abroad having similar aims
    and to enter into agreements with them for the best interest of this organization.