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    Research & Development

    Research on Disability related Technology, Products and Issues under SPIDA Scheme

    The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities had launched a new Central sector scheme on “Research on disability related technology, products and issues‟ in January, 2015. The main objectives of this scheme are to  promote research in prevention and prevalence of disability and the application of science & technology for the development of indigenous, appropriate aids and appliances. Until 2017-18 the scheme was implemented as a standalone scheme of the Department. From the year 2019-20, it has become a part of the “Scheme for Implementation of Rights of Persons’ with Disabilities Act (SIPDA)”.

    2. Under the R&D Scheme, the revised Guidelines and the prescribed format  for submitting the proposal are given below . PIAs/NGOs/Govt. Organizations may submit their proposal directly to the Department.

    3. Details of GIA released to PIAs/NGOs/Govt. Organizations during the last five years.

    2016-17
    Sl.No. Name of PIA/NGO/Govt Org Amount released (Rs. in lakh)
    1 Tamanna, New Delhi 2.04
    2 Vellore Institue of Technology, Chennai 4.89
    3 Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kerala 4.76
    4 Vision Foundation, Delhi 2.40
    5 NIMHANS, Bangalore 6.00
    6 Shishu Sarothi, Assam 1.33
    7 Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai 4.50

    Total

    25.92
    2017-18
    Sl.No. Name of PIA/NGO/Govt Org Amount released (Rs. in lakh)
    1 International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore 6.79
    2 Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore 2.05
    3 NIMHANS, Bangalore 6.00
    4 VIT University, Vellore 2.44
    5 NIEPID, Secunderabad 0.94
    6 NIEPID, Secunderabad 4.00
    7 NIEPID, Secunderabad 8.00
    8 Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai 4.50
    9 Aligarh Muslim Univeristy, Aligarh 1.60
    10 Shishu Sarothi, Assam

    1.33

     

    Total

    37.65
    2018-19
    Sl.No. Name of PIA/NGO/Govt Org Amount released (Rs. in lakh)
    1 Tamana, Delhi 1.02
    2 Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kerala 4.16
    3 Shishu Sarothi, Assam 1.80
    4 CSIR – Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Chandigarh 23.72
    5 ICFOSS, Kerala

    9.36

     

    Total

    40.06

    No grant had been released during the 2019-20.

    2020-21
    Sl.No. Name of PIA/NGO/Govt Org Amount released (Rs. in lakh)
    1 Tamanna, New Delhi 2.04
    2. NIMHANS, Bangalore 6.36
    3. International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore 5.94
    4. Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore 2.05
    5. CSIR – Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh 20.75
    6. ICFOSS, Kerala 8.19

    Total

    45.34
    List Of Completed Reports
    Sl.No. Name of Organization Title of the Research Year Weblink
    1. ShishuSirothi, Guwahati Study on Socio Economic and Demographic profile to explore the employment needs of PwDs in Assam 2018 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    2. VIT University, Kelambakkam Road, Chennai Understanding the effects of Comorbidity factors in relation to Dyslexia – Holistic cognitive behavior intervention 2018 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    3. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Major Research on study on Somatotype, physical efforts &perception of physical activity in PwDs. 2018 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    4.  NIEPID, Secunderabad Development of Tool kit for assessing work competencies among secondary and pre-vocational students 2018 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    5. Amal Jyothi Engineering College, Kanjirappalli, Kottyam, Kerala Development of R4obotic Mobilizer for people with lower limb paralysis 2019 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    6. TAMANA, New Delhi Role of Virtual training and skill development programme for the intellectually challenged and autistic individuals in strengthening the strengths and weakening the weakness 2021 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)
    7. NIMHANS, Bangalore Feasibility testing of employment programme on work performance of persons with mental illness who are under regular treatment. 2021 View ( Format : PDF , Size : 295kb, Language : English)