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Queen Mary's Technical Institute, Pune

 

The Queen Mary's Technical Institute (QMTI), Range Hill, Pune, a private charitable institution, conducts rehabilitation training courses for disabled servicemen, ex-servicemen and their dependents. It is recognized by National Council of Vocational Training. It runs courses for Mechanic, Computer Hardware, Electrician, Fitter and Mechanic Motor Vehicles of two years duration; courses for Diploma in Industrial Administration & Services Management, Computer Hardware/Networking, Computer Operator-cum-Programming Assistant, Mechanic Diesel, Welder (Gas & Electric) and Cutting & Sewing of one year duration. Last date of application duly recommended by OC/CO is 30 Jun each year and applications are routed through respective Records, AG's Branch (CW-5), Directorate General of Resettlement to QMTI. Limited married accommodation is also available. Details are available on website http:/www. qmtiindia.org

 

Address of the institute is as under :-

 

The Queen Mary's Technical Institute
Range Hill, Khadki, Pune -411 020
(Tele - 020-25816779 & 020-258032174)

 

Paraplegic Homes
 

Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centres (PRC) at Kirkee and Mohali with a capacity of 109 and 34 beds respectively are being run for rehabilitation of paraplegic and tetraplegic ex-servicemen. These are being run as charitable trusts registered with the respective State Governments. These institutions are funded by Kendriya Sainik Board, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, AG's Branch and other State Govt/Private Organisations.
 

Postal address of PRC Kirkee and Mohali are as under :-
 

Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre
Park Road, Kirkee SAS Nagar (Mohali) Phase VI,
Pune (Maharashtra)- 411020 Dist - Mohali (Punjab)-160055


Tele - (Mil) - 3191 Tele : 0172-2225352
(Civ) - 020-26023191
020-5803191
Fax - 020-5820505
E-mail - pararehab_c@sify.com

 

St Dunstan's After Care Organisation, Dehradun

 

The Institution provides rehabilitation of blinded servicemen and ex-servicemen including 'after care' in the form of financial assistance to these ex-servicemen. The training is conducted at National Institute for the Visually Handicapped (NIVH) which is co-located on the campus, i.e. both, adjustment training of three months duration (orientation and mobility) and specialised training in a particular trade for one year duration. The institution is funded by Kendriya Sainik Board, Ministry of Defence and occasional grants by Service HQ.
 

The address of the organisation is as under :-

St.Dunstan’s After Care Organisation
116, Rajpur Road, P.O. NIVH, Dehradun (UK) - 248001
Tele – 0135-2733841

 

Red Cross Home, Bangalore
 

Red Cross Home, Bangalore, is a home for disabled (physically challenged) Ex-servicemen as well as Rehabilitation Centre. It can accommodate 75-100 inmates. However, at present there are only 04 inmates due to lack of funds available with Red Cross Society which runs this home. As a result of this paucity of funds, no new inmates have been admitted since 1991, though there are large number of applicants waiting for admission. Red Cross Home, Bangalore provides free medical, nursing, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, food and accommodation. Funding of the institution is by Indian Red Cross Society, New Delhi. In addition, KSB, Ministry of Defence also gives an annual grant to partially meet the running expenditure of Red Cross Home, Bangalore. Based on requirement projected, AG's Branch, Army Headquarters provides Rs 50,000/- as annual grant to meet the pocket allowances and training expense of non-pensioner inmates.

 

The address of the organisation is as under :-
 

Red Cross Home
#11, Kensington Road Ulsoor
Bangaluru (Karnataka)- 560042
Tele – 080-25514595

 

Palliative Care Centre (Hospice), Delhi Cantt
 

Palliative care centre has been established on 23 Aug 2011 at Base Hospital Delhi Cantt under the aegis of AG’s branch for large number of serving personnel, ex-servicemen and their dependents suffering from terminal stage of Cancer necessitating active total care at a time when their disease is no longer responsive to curative treatment and when life expectancy is relatively limited. It has been established with aim to integrate psychological, social and spiritual care for patients, so that they may come to terms with their own death as fully and constructively as they can and will help the family cope during the patient’s illness and in bereavement.

The address of the organisation is as under :-
 

Palliative Care Centre
Base Hosp, Delhi Cantt
Tele – 011-25681276 & 37308 (Extn)
 

      
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