Composite Regional Centre (CRC) for Skill Development, Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) is located inside Namkum Block Office, Khijri, Ranchi.
The CRC is located in a campus of 2.5 acres of land with 9000 square feet area in Ranchi. CRC, Ranchi will cater to the needs of the Divyangjan of all 21 categories.
It is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India.
The primary objective of CRC is to create the requisite infrastructure for training, manpower development, research and to provide services to persons with disabilities. The scope of services extend to Jharkhand.
The main objectives are:
To serve as the Composite Regional Centre for rehabilitation and special education of persons with disabilities.
To establish linkages with existing medical, educational, and employment services following the principles of community-based rehabilitation, and offer extension services in the rural areas.
To stimulate growth of services by encouraging and supporting voluntary organizations, parent groups and self- help groups.
To undertake human resource development by training rehabilitation professionals, village level workers, multi-rehabilitation workers and other functionaries in the government and non-government sector required for providing services to persons with disabilities.
To develop strategies for delivery of rehabilitation services suitable to the socio-cultural background of the region.
To undertake research and development with specific reference to the needs of diverse groups of people with disability, keeping in view the nature and severity of disability in the region.
To undertake public education programme for the creation of awareness among parents and the community.
To undertake designing, fabrication & fitment of aids and appliances.
To undertake services of education and skill development, leading to enhancement of opportunities for employment, rehabilitation, mobility, communication, recreation and integration in society.