Cabinet Approves Est. of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in Sehore District

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Union Cabinet has remodified its earlier decision to establish of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) in Sehore (Bhopal-Sehore highway) Madhya Pradesh. NIMHR will be 1st of its kind in country in area of mental health rehabilitation.

Map of Sehore Location

NIMHR

National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • It will be established as society under Societies Registration Act, 1860.
  • It will function under Department of Empowerment of Persons w/Disabilities.
  • Objective is to provide rehabilitation services to persons w/mental illness, capacity development in field of mental health rehabilitation, policy framing & advanced research in mental health rehabilitation.
  • It will have 9 departments & centres.
  • It will conduct 12 courses to offer diploma, certificate, graduate, post graduate, M. Phil. degrees in field of mental health rehabilitation.

Benefits of NIMHR

  • It will serve as institution of excellence for capacity building in human resource & research in area of mental health rehabilitation.
  • It will be recommending body suggesting models & protocols for effective rehabilitation of persons w/mental illness.

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