Applications invited from NGOS to provide special education


Chandigarh, September 24, 2012: The Punjab Government has invited application from Non-Government organisations (NGOs) to provide education for special children i.e. mental retardation, cerebral palsy, hearing/speech and Visual impairment, multiple disabilities and Autism etc. in the age group of 6-14 years in the State.

Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Education Department said that NGOs should run residential or non-residential schools for these children and provide education to them through appropriate bridge courses of limited duration and undertake other related activities. NGOs must be registered under the Societies Act 1,860 and would have the three years experience of running educational program. He also said NGOs would not be blacklisted by any Government agencies.

Application Forms could be downloaded from SSA Punjab Website at or get it from the office of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Authority, Punjab.

Application should reach the office of State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Authority, Punjab (Tele: 0172-5015850) before October 10, 2012.


Monday, September 24, 2012