Kalyani Life Institute is a parent-led society school for autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, multiple disabilities and mentally retarded persons. Registered under Society Act, endorsed with Persons with Disabilities Act, Kalyani Life Institute runs a regular school plan under National Trust of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.
Persons with Disabilities undergo special education, dance and music therapy, sensory activities, occupational therapy, applied behavior analysis, physiotherapy and speech therapy by trained therapists and pathologists and educators. Distinguished board members including physicians, mentors and psychologists periodically assess the physiological, educational and psychological development of the persons with disabilities.
Apart from running a regular school for these differently abled children, this organization does its level best to provide support for social security, mental trauma and trivial family issues that are common to these ill-fated families.
Therefore this organization acts as a welfare family where parents of these children with disabilities can find a mental shelter. Together, we devote ourselves to the welfare of the differently abled with an exclusive and effective center for facilitating the Divyangjan of the society. We help in empowering them by maintaining an interactive data bank providing information so as to get equal opportunities of employment, educational skills, competency building, organizing health check-up camps and also to provide the necessary equipment for them so that they should earn their livelihood and be a part of the society with dignity.
This organization observes Teachers' Day on 5th September, International Day of Autism Spectrum Disorder on 2nd April, International day of Cerebral Palsy on 3rd October and International Week of Persons with Disabilities.
Kalyani life institute has started functioning since early part of 2010 with five special children and their parents. One parent has donated a piece of land and we built a temporary structure over it. In the year of 2014 we have got accommodation in a Government school premises. And our beneficiaries count multiplied to triple. We have been registered to the National Trust in the year of 2016. We have started school in our own rented premises in 2016. We have started Disha for early intervention and Vikaas for Day care school. Our children count touched 50. We have started Niramaya, a reimbursement scheme under Oriental Insurance. Baby count reaches to 90. We have started Sahayogi scheme for mother's awareness. 50 more parents came and trained. We have organised a computer center for differently abled babies. We have already got a piece of land from Municipality and we are developing it for a Vocational Training Center.
When was your organisation set up and when did it begin to operate?
The organisation has been started functioning from 2010 by some parents of Autistic, Cerebral Palsy and Mentally Retarded families.We champion the rights and interests of all people with Autism, Asperger, Dyslexia and aim to provide individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon and which can make positive difference.
What are the main activities of your organisation at Present?
Persons with Disabilities have undergone special education, dance and music therapy, sensory activities, occupational therapy, applied behavior analysis, physiotherapy and speech therapy by trained therapists and pathologists and educators. Physiological, educational and psychological development of PWD with autism, cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities have been assessed periodically by distinguished board members consists of physician, mentor and psychologist. Apart from the regular school of these differently abled babies this organization do its level best of support for social security, mental trauma and trivial family issues that are common to these ill-fated families. Therefore this organization acts as a welfare family where parents of these persons with disabilities can find a mental shelter for ever.
How you ensure proper utilization of funds
We utilise our fund 90% on the project, 10% on the overhead expenses. Every transaction above Rs 2000 has been operated through NEFT/RTGS. Project details have been monitored by GOOGLE EMAIL, GOOGLE DOC, GOOGLE SHEET, GOOGLE SLIDE, GOOGLE DRIVE, GOOGLE KEEP, CAMSCANNER, TEAMVIEWER, WHATSAPP, Tally, Ezviz for CCTV
What is their level of involvement in the operation of your organization?
Dr Arun Kumar Pal, Siddhartha Sankar Mukhopadhyay, Ananda Biswas are in KLI core. Dr Arun Kumar Pal, Siddhartha Sankar Mukhopadhyay, Ananda Biswas, Gitasri Sarkar, Mitali Chakraborty, Pinki Sarkar are in KLI admin
What are the sources of funding in your Organization?
1. From National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
2. From Local donation under 80G of the IT Act.
3. From Tuition fee paid by the beneficiaries and
4. From Membership fee from the members
How you assess the impact of your Programme / Project
We have a Progress Monitoring System. On Beneficiary targetted there is a Goal area on Personal, Social , Academic , Occupational, Recreational under FACP (Functional Assessment Checklist For Prog). Each beneficiary has been fixed with 25 goals, firve from each area like Wearing inner, Combing Hair, Using bindi, Identify ladies and gents. In each fianacial quarter beneficiaries have been assessed on camera in presence of Special Educator, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Behaviour Specialist and obviously parents. If goal achieved by 80% that goal has been replaced by new one.
Please explain about success of your programme executed on recent past with special emphasis on capacity to manage and implement projects.
1. We have enrolled in normal school five students under Disha project.
2. Two beneficiaries have been admitted into Work Center.
3. 25 parents and other have been sucessfully completed Care Giver Course.
4. Seven of our beneficiaries have been awarded with medals in Special Olympic West Bengal.
5. The youngest artist Subhranil Das has been potrait on Mojarto by NDTV.