District Disability Rehabilitation Centre, Ahmednagar
(Approved by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India)
जिल्हा दिव्यांग पुनर्वसन केंद्र, अहमदनगर
( सामाजिक न्याय व अधिकारिता मंत्रालय भारत सरकार द्वारा नियुक्त डॉ. विट्ठलराव विखे पाटिल फाउंडेशन द्वारा कार्यान्वित )
District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) at Viladghat, Ahmednagar was established in August 2018 as outreach activity of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,Government of India for providing comprehensive services to the physically challenged persons. Centre is providing services such as early detection and Intervention, physiotherapy, speech therapy, artificial limbs, skill training etc making life of physically challenged better to live. ADIP , SIPDA, Niramaya Insurance and other state and central schemes are implemented successfully by the DDRC.
It was a dream of our founder father Late Hon. Dr. Eknathrao alias Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Padmabhushan Awardee to improve the living quality of Physically challenged persons, facilities like Physiotherapy , speech therapy , audiometery and Artificial limbs center was started way back in 2007 in Vikhe Patil Memorial Hospital, Ahmednagar. To provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to the persons with disabilities at the grass root level , the dream of Late Hon. Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, was taken forward by Hon. Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Minister for Revenue, Govt. of Maharashtra and Hon. Sujay Vikhe Patil, MP, Ahmednagar Constituency, District Disability Rehabilitation Center was setup under Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation.