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Composite Regional Centre for Skill Development, Rehabilitation & Empowerment
of Persons with Disabilities(Divyangjan)

(Under Administrative Control of NIEPID, Secunderabad)

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DIVYANGJAN), MSJ&E, Government of India

Devaraj URS Layout, B-Block, Davanagere, Karnataka, Pin code: 577 006

Tel: 08192-233464, Email: director.crcdvg[at]gmail[dot]com, Website: crcdvg[at]nic[dot]in



  • To serve as Resource Centre for rehabilitation and special education of persons with disabilities.

  • To provide therapeutic rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities.

  • To undertake human resource development by training rehabilitation professionals, village level workers, multi-rehabilitation workers and other functionaries in Govt. and non-Govt. sector, required for providing services to persons with disabilities.

  • To undertake public education programs for creation of awareness in the parents and the community.
  • To undertake designing, fabrication and 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

  • To undertake research and development with specific reference to needs of diverse groups of people with disability, keeping in view the nature and severity of disability in the region.

  • To develop strategies for delivery of rehabilitation services suitable to the socio-cultural background of the region.

  • To stimulate growth of services by encouraging and supporting voluntary organization, parent groups and self-help groups.

  • 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.