SWAVLAMBAN Health Insurance Scheme
Swavalamban Health Insurance Scheme is a Prestigious Health insurance Scheme for Persons with Disabilities (As Per PWD Act 1995) launched by Ministry Of Social Justice, Dept of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Association with the New India Assurance Company limited,. The mission of to Provide affordable Health Insurance to persons with Blindness, Low Vision, leprosy-Cured, Hearing Impairment, Loco-Motor disability, Mental Retardation and Mental Illness and to improve general health condition & quality of life of persons with Disabilities.
Accessible India Campaign:
In order to create awareness about Universal Design and Accessible India Campaign, Shri. Kurinji Chelvan, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy had conducted an awareness program for students at AWH College, Feroke on 24th October 2016. Students from various fields of Rehabilitation studies attended the Awareness program
Swacch Bharat Campaign
In connection with “Gandhi Jayanthi”, students and staff of CRC-K were involved in the Leprosy Hospital Campus cleaning drive initiated by the District Administration and the District Medical Officer, Kozhikode. Other than this, students were involved in the cleaning process of the campus of CRC occupied IMHANS premises.
ARDRA KERALAM State Level Disability Awareness Parental Training Programme
In June 2016 Malayala Manorama, the leading news paper of Kerala, launched a campaign ARDRA KERALAM (Compassionate Kerala) in association with UNICEF to support intellectually challenged kids and their parents. As part of this, Manorama and UNICEF has teamed up with Composite Regional Centre- Kozhikode in conducting guidance seminars for parents and panchayat members on the management of intellectually challenged kids all over the Kerala state.
State Level Employability Meet Of Mentally Challenged Persons
CRC along with State Institute for the Mentally Challenged [SIMC], Govt. of Kerala, conducted two days State Level Employability Meet of mentally challenged persons at Tagore Hall, Kozhikode. Mentally challenged children/ adult mentally challenged from various special schools and Buds schools all across Kerala attended this state level programme. Worshipful Mayor of Kozhikode inaugurated the function, MLA, District Collector etc were dignitaries. Showcasing the talents of the mentally challenged persons, stalls for various products manufactured by them, employability meet of potential employers from the private sector, parent awareness training sessions, various competitions for the mentally challenged were all part of this two day long state level programme. Unique models of employability for the adult mentally challenged were explored and a potential placement / job opportunity exclusively for nearly 100 intellectually challenged persons could be identified as an outcome of the programme
Mega Aids And Appliances Disabilities Camp
A mega aids and appliances disabilities camp was held at Kannur on 2nd January 2017 by the District Administration and ALIMCO. Composite Regional Centre-K also took part as a technical partner in implementation of the scheme. Assistance to the camp and awareness regarding various disabilities and functioning of Composite Regional Centre-K, were given to the beneficiaries and general public. Chief Minister of Kerala Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the function. Around 1500 persons attended the function.