The scheme was started in 2009 in SIRTAR Gandhi Nagar, Rohtak for a State Level Project i.e Home for Persons with Special Needs. A State Level Home for Mentally Retarded individuals has been set-up by the State Govt. at Rohtak. This home is being run by a Registered Govt. Society, i.e. Welfare Society for the Home for Persons with Special Needs, Rohtak, there is a target to accommodate 200 children (150 day scholars and 50 hostlers) in this Home.
The scheme was started in 1958. A residential school is being run at Panipat by this Department for blind boys and girls where the blind students of the age group of 6 to 18 years are being provided:
a) Free education up to Metric standard with facilities of boarding and lodging
d) Books are provided free of cost.
The blind students studying in 10 + 1 and 10 +2 in other schools are also provided free residential facilities in this institute.
The institution of GIB Panipat has been upgraded upto 10+2.