National Mobility & Independence Training Centre

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 Headings

Brief Remarks/ (Yes/No)

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Name of the Centre

National Mobility & Independence Training Centre (NM&ITC), Islamabad

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Brief Introduction

National Mobility & Independence Training Centre (NM&ITC), Islamabad is a training center that trains visually impaired persons in the fields of Orientation and Mobility.

It provides free training courses to students, teachers, doctors, parents, children, NGO workers etc.

This centre offers one month training courses in six (06) fields:-

Orientation and mobility techniques, White cane techniques, Indoor and outdoor sports, Basic and advanced computer course, Daily living skills/ art and craft. 

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Mandate

  1. Provide training to Blind individuals
  2. Inculcate a sense of independence
  3. Rehabilitate visually impaired, partially sighted and totally Blind persons.
  4. Restore will power in Blind people to live their lives as normal citizens.
  5. Promote awareness about Blindness in the society and how normal people can help Blind to live their lives effectively.
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Services in line with UNCRPD articles

  1. Publishing a book on orientation and mobility techniques in Urdu and Braille so that every citizen can read it.

 

 

  1. Starting awareness programs about Blindness in every school, college, hospital, local area of federal territory. This practice is being continued since 2015.

 

 

  1. Distributing free white canes to each individual that attends our training course.

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General Information

 

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Officer Incharge

Mr. Taimoor Imran 

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Focal persons

Muhammad Jabbar Khan, Mobility Instructor

0310-5576582

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Office No.

051-9269655

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Mobile No. Incharge

03219890321

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Centre Email

nmitc2014@gmail.com

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Date of establish of Centre

1986

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Building Status (Own/Rented)

Situated in NISE hostel (4 rooms)

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Facilities

 

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Boundary Wall

Yes

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Electricity

Yes

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Drinking Water Facility

Yes

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Toilet/Wash Room

Yes

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Play Ground

No

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Library Facility

Yes

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Computer Lab

Yes

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First Aid Kit

 

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Ramp

Yes

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Prayer Room

Yes

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CCTV Cameras

Installed by NISE

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Need Based Facilities

 

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Assessment/ Guidance

Yes

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Counseling

Yes

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Speech therapy

No

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Physiotherapy

No

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Audiometry

No

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Other (Please indicate below)

 

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Admission Policy

 

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Registration Form

Yes

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Guardian CNIC

Yes

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Guardian Contac No.

Yes

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Child Age

Open criteria

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Gender

Male/Female

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Type of Disability

All forms of Blindness (partially Blind, partially sighted, totally Blind)

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 Other(please indicate)

 

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Transport facilities

 

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Free Pick and drop

Yes

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Downloads

 

 

Admission forms/calendars

Registration form for training

 

Any other relevant information.

Brochure

 

DETAILS OF LONG-TERM/ SHORT TERM TRAINING COURSES, SEMINAR, AWARENESS PROGRAMME AND NUMBER OF BENEFICIARIES DURING 2020-21 IN NM&ITC

 

S. No.

Department/Duration

Title of Training Course / Seminar

No of Participants

Total

Male

Female

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03 days short term basic training course for the staff of SEC (VHC) RawalaKot (AJK) from 16th to 18th September, 2020.

Orientation and Mobility

03

04

07

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04 days short term basic training course for the staff of Al-Maktoom NSEC for VHC, Islamabad from 21st to 24th September, 2020.

Orientation and Mobility

09

17

26

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01 day awareness programme for the staff and participants of SEDA on 29th September, 2020

Orientation and Mobility

13

07

20

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02 weeks training course from 12-10-2020  to 23-10- 2020

National Training Workshop on Computer

07

05

12

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01 day Seminar on 15th October, 2020

White Cane Safety Day

50

42

92

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01 day seminar on 19th October, 2020 at Nur Khan, Air Base, Rawalpindi 

White Cane Safety Day

80

35

115

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One Week short term training course Al-Shifa Trust, Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi from 9th to 13th November, 2020

Orientation and Mobility

28

122

150

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02 weeks training course from 18th to 29th January,  2021

Daily Living Skills and Art & Craft For Visually Impaired Persons

06

12

18

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02 weeks training course from 15th to 26th February,  2021

Important Techniques of white cane

19

06

25

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02 weeks training course from 01st  to 12th March,  2021

Orientation and mobility for visually impaired persons

19

05

24

11.

02 weeks training course from  14-06-2021  to 25-06- 2021

National Training Workshop on Computer

12

06

18

 

 

Total

246

261

507