National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR)

  • It will be established as society under Societies Registration Act, 1860.
  • It will function under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Its objective is to provide rehabilitation services to persons with mental illness, capacity development in field of mental health rehabilitation, policy framing and advanced research in mental health rehabilitation.
  • It will have nine departments and centres and will conduct 12 courses to offer diploma, certificate, graduate, post graduate, M.Phil degrees in field of mental health rehabilitation.
  • Benefits: 
    • It will serve as institution of excellence for capacity building in human resource and research in area of mental health rehabilitation.
    • It will be also recommending body suggesting models and protocols for effective rehabilitation of persons with mental illness.

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