ASHA School, Kolkata was established in Sep 1992. The School is being run by HQ Bengal Area under the aegis of  HQ Eastern Command, AWWA. The school is being managed by OD Kolkata since 2008. The aim of Asha School, Kolkata is to provide education, care and rehab  to the differently abled children of defence personnel and civilians.

Year of Regn with MOSJE.   1999-2000.

Name of Principal.    Mrs Sudeshna Basu


Facilities With Infrastructure

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Care Group

      Well furnished Class Rooms equipped with learning aids.


Pre Primary & Primary



Pre Vocational I & II



Open Basic Education

        Well furnished Class Rooms equipped with learning aids and being undertaken through IICP.


Speech Therapy

         Speech trainer, Hearing Impaired (HI) equipment (Speech Therapy Basic-5.0), Dr Speech Software, Tuning Fork,  Audio Meter, Digital Audio Meter with Printer, Speech mirror.


Play eqpts

        Carrom board, Swing, Merry go round, Basketball stand, Slide, two Sea saw & LU Fun station model 060K



        Hydrotherapy Pool (Temp Cont).


Sensory Therapy 

        Sensory garden, Sensory wall, Sensory room (Bubble Tube, Numerical Board, Trampoline, Touch Pad, Virtual Tunnel, Hammock, Disco light & rope light, Focus light)


Occupational Therapy

         Ring Stand, Peg Board, Dressing Frame set, Velcrow Board, Hand Gym Kit Board, Tweezer Dexterity Board, Jungle Gym, Music Equipment, Theme based black boards, Montessori eqpt, Panel Pencil Fencing,  Multiple exerciser.



         Automatic Treadmill : Heavy Duty Imported Motorized Treadmill  for fully Commercial use make Prime Fitness (6 HP), Finger Dexterity test (100 Holes + Tweezers), Supinator & Pronator (Zig-Zag Type), Hand Gym Kit Board, Hand Exercise Board (with Velcro Straps), Dressing Frames (Set of 4), Ankle Exerciser, Tilt Table, Child (Electric Operated) & Buttoning Hook, Sports Equipments (Volleyball, Football & Basketball etc). Knee exerciser, Audito meter training eqpt & Multi activity workstation.


Vocational Training

        ADL Room , Photocopier Machine, One Automatic Lamination Machine, Sealing machine and One Binding Machine, Bakery Unit, One Leg Model and One Hand model sewing machine.  


Music Classes

       One Multi Functional Keyboard (Yamaha PSRI 455), Tabla, Drum & Tamburine.

Data Base of Special Educators

Sr No

Name of Special Educator

Professional Qualification


Mrs Sudeshna Basu


         PG in Psychology,  MA in English, B. Ed from Calcutta University,    B Ed in Special Education (MR) from NSOU at Manovikas Kendra. RCI Regn No BC/6038.


Mrs Sarbani Mitra

(Vice Principal)


         BA, DMR B Ed Special Education (MR) from NSOU RCI Regn No-AO 2858.


Mrs Maya Das


B Sc,  B Ed Special Educator (MR),   Certificate Course of Management of mentally handicapped,                           Basic management of multiple disabilities in the community (IICP),    Bridge course on HI, Refresher course on (MR),  Certificate course on DTP. RCI Regn No – BC/773.


Mr Partha Dey


          B Com.(Hons), B Ed special education (HI) , Teacher’s Training course (1 ½ year)  in HI from Training College for the teachers’s of deaf (Calcutta deaf & dumb school), Refresher Course on HI (AYJNIHH), Articulation & prosody of children with HI (AYJNIHH). RCI Regn No – B 03697


Mrs Kakali Choudhury


          M.A. ,B Ed – MR (SEDE),  DSE (MR), Senior Diploma in dance in Kathak & Ravindra Nritya. RCI Regn No – B 08864



Mr Rafiqul Islam Rafi

          B Sc, B Ed (MR), DSE (MR), CIG (Child Guidance), PGD (Human Rights), ACC  (Child Care Services) Dip in Creative English, Dip in Hindi, RCI Regn No – A 02065


Mr Papai Halder


          B Com (Honours) – Fakirchand College, Kolkata yr 2005. B. Ed (Special) M.R- Manavikas Kendra Rehabilitation and Research Institure yr 2012 Computer (Basics) -  Brainware, Kolkata yr 2007, RCI Regn No – A 54576



Mrs Rita Sen


         MA (Social Work)BA (Hindi Special), B Ed (General), PG Diploma in special Education (Multiple Disabilities, Physical and neurological) IICP,

RCI Regn No A 04934.



Mrs Suchitra De

         M.A. ,B Ed – MR (SEDE),  DSE (MR). RCI Regn No –    A 07521.

Addl Facilities Available for Students
  1. Traffic Park.
  2. Computer Aided Instructions.
  3. Zig Zag Pathway.
  4. Stair Case for balancing.
Achievements in Various Fields.

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Placement & Training

(i)      One Student (Sankha Saha) employed at Manovikash Vocational Unit wef Aug 2016.

(ii)     One Student (Sidhant Singh) employed at CSD Canteen, OD Kolkata wef Apr 2015.

(iii)   One Student (Akarsh Pandey) employed at Asha School wef Aug 2015.

(iv)  One Student (Rakhi Kumari) under going beautician course at ASTC

(v)   Four Students under went Masala Grinding training in collaboration with Cheshire Home during the month of Apr and May 2017.


Spl Olympics

        Two Students (Sidhant Singh & Sonu Kumar) of Asha School Kolkata participated in Spl Olympic held at Solan (HP) wef 14-19 Dec 15 as part of West Bengal state team in National Floor Hockey Championship 2015  and won bronze medal.


Open Basic Education (OBE)

        Two children (Pragya & Sumit Sarkar) passed in three subjects (Environmental Science, Mathematics & Hindi) in Class V exam in first attempt in the year 2016-17.


Nature & Adventure Camp

         Children alongwith teachers attended ‘Nature &

Adventure Camp’ in year 2015 & 2016 and  actively participated in various activities.


ADL Room

(i)       Life skill training started wef 08 Feb 2017.  




(ii)  Functional Bakery Unit run by parent volunteer.



‘One Little Finger’ (Documentary Movie)

         Shankha, a student of Asha School participated as a singer in a film on pers with disabilities called ‘One Little Finger’, on 02 Dec 2015.


Indo-Bangladesh bilateral Exchange programme

         An Indian delegation from Asha School Kolkata led by Capt Chandni Das alongwith four children and four supporting staff visited Bangladesh from 21 to 24 Mar 2015.      


AWWA Awards of Excellence

         One parent volunteer (Mrs Sharmila Ghosh) and Two teachers (Mrs Sudeshna Basu & Mrs Maya Das) have recd AWWA Awards of Excellence in the year 2014 & 2016 respectively.


Bodhayan Sports Event  

        Seven 1st prizes, Two 2nd prizes and Four 3rd prizes were won by fifteen children of Asha School Kolkata on 18 Feb 2017


S’mayan (Drawing & Rangoli Competition)

       An inter school ‘Sit & Draw’ and ‘Rangoli’ competition named S’mayan was organised by Sushila Devi Birla Girls School,Kolkata on06 Dec 16. Miss Rakhi Kumari bagged the 1st prize in the ‘Rangoli’ cat.