Other Regional Centres
The first Regional Centre of the Institute was established at Guwahati on 14th November, 1978 to cater to the regional requirements of research and training in the field of women and child development in the seven North Eastern States. Later on, the jurisdiction of Regional Centre Guwahati was expanded to include the states of Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal. Thus, Regional Centre, Guwahati presently caters to training needs of ten States of Eastern India namely Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal. The Regional Centre is headed by a Regional Director. The Regional Director is assisted by the faculty members on all academic matters and the Assistant Administrative Officer and the Accounts Officer on matters relating to the administration and accounts respectively.
After its inception in 1978, the Regional Centre, Guwahati was functioning from 13 cottages provided by the Government of Assam at Borstal Home complex at Beltola, Guwahati till September 1999. In the meantime the Institute procured about five acres of land from the Government of Assam at a prime location at Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati and built its own campus with a cost of approximately 7.30 crores. The Institute shifted to its new campus in September 1999. The construction of the complex was subsequently completed and was formally inaugurated by His Excellency Governor of Assam Lt. Gen (Retd.) S.K.Sinha, PVSM in the presence of Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, then Minister of State for Human Resource Development Govt. of India and Chairperson NIPCCD on 6th October 2001.
The Institute functions from its own building at Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022. The present complex of the Regional Centre, Guwahati consists of the Administrative and Academic Block, the Hostel Block and the residential quarters in a picturesque location.
The Administrative and Academic Block has one Conference Hall, and three Classrooms with different sitting capacities, one library and administrative units. The Regional Centre is equipped with all modern state of the art facilities for conducting training programmes. The library of the Institute has a rich collection of about 8000 Books and subscribes several National and International Journals on the relevant subjects. Besides the faculty and trainees of the institute, the library is frequently consulted by students/scholars from various institutions like universities, medical college, home Science College and other allied institutes of N.E. Region. The Institute’s hostel has the capacity of accommodation for 80 persons with well-furnished double-bedded rooms and also has four guestrooms and a guest suite.
Regional Centre, Guwahati commissioned its Child Guidance Centre during the year 2003 with the objectives to provide diagnostic, counseling therapeutic and referral services for children with developmental, behavioral and learning problem; to plan need-based preventive services for the target groups (from birth to 12 years); to empower the pre-schools and schools to integrate supportive mental health services; to create effective referral network for diagnostic, therapeutic and referral services for children with developmental, behavioral and learning problems; and to use as a demonstration centre related to these issues for the participants of the different training programme organized by the institute.
Equipped with all modern amenities and manned by a team consisting of Paediatrician/Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Special Educator, Social Worker, Speech Therapist and Physiotherapist, the Child Guidance Centre is regularly serving children with behavioral problems, learning problems, speech problems, physical problems, intellectual disabled, Down syndrome, ADHD, Autism etc. from within and outside Guwahati. A good number of children with such problems are now regularly being referred to CGC of Regional Centre Guwahati by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Special Schools, School Teachers, ICDS Functionaries and other physicians. The CGC, as a part of its activities regularly conducts Parental Workshops in schools on different topics relating to behavioural and learning problems encountered by children to generate awareness among parents and teachers.
The Centre is running a One Year Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance and Counselling from October 20, 2021. The objective of running the course is to cater to the need for trained mental health professionals and counsellors in the NE Region to work in the area of child guidance and counselling. The Course is affiliated to Guwahati University. The curriculum of ADCGC is developed by NIPCCD, New Delhi. Total seat capacity of the course is 20.
Who is Who
|Dr. Sanghamitra Barik||Regional Director(I/c)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shri Chand Ram||Deputy Director (Accts)||email@example.com|
|Dr Ritu Geu Goswami||Assistant Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. Thangzamawii Guiite||Assistant Directoremail@example.com|
|Mrs. Kashmiri Boruah||Assistant Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. Meenakshi Jha||Research Assistantemail@example.com|
REGIONAL CENTRE, GUWAHATI
(Established in 1978)
Regional Director NIPCCD
Regional Centre, Guwahati
Phone: 0361-2301519, 2303049, 2301697