Durgabai Deshmukh School cum Sheltered Workshop for Mentally Challenged Adults

The school admits mentally challenged adult boys and girls in the 16 – 25 age group. After being taught activities of daily living and basic academics by special educators for a minimum of 3 years, they are transferred to the workshop. The workshop offers Vocational Training in making paper-cups, candles, envelopes, phenyl. On successful completion of training the students are paid a stipend. An organic leaf manure project has also been started.



Arun is 25 years old. He studied in the DD School Cum Sheltered Workshop for Mentally Challenged Adults. He is presently employed in a housekeeping agency in Tidel park Taramani.