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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
23 DEC 2021 6:51PM by PIB Delhi
New buildings of Regional and National Centers of NIEPID will be inaugurated tomorrow

Shri Ramdas Athawale Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment will be inaugurated new Building of Regional Centre of National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID) at Navi Mumbai and 2 buildings (New Hostel Building and New Academic Building) of National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities(NILD), Kolkata from Navi Mumbai at 11:00 am on 24th December, 2021 in the august presence of Kumari Pratima Bhoumik Hon'ble Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment. The inaugurations of 2 buildings at NILD, Kolkata will be through virtual mode.

The newly constructed 5 storey building of Regional Centre of NIEPID, Secunderabad at Navi Mumbai is built in an area of 3000 sq.m at the cost of Rs. 14.67 Crore. The building will be providing services like Psychological Assessment, Behaviour Modification, Parental Counselling, Special Education Assessment and Programming, Remedial Teaching, Vocational Training and Skill Development, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy Services.

The newly constructed 3 storey Hostel building of NILD, Kolkata is built in an area of 2869 sq.m at the cost of Rs. 10.35 Crore. The building has an arrangement of 57 rooms with 114 beds and Kitchen with dining hall with seating capacity of 104.

The newly constructed 3 storey Academic building of NILD, Kolkata is built in an area of 2256 sq.m at the cost of Rs. 10.35 Crore. The building has an arrangement of 04 large classrooms of 110 seating capacity for UG classes, 04 small classrooms of 20 seating capacity for PG classes, 02 faculty rooms and examination halls with capacity of 220.

 

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