Asha School, Shillong

The Asha school Shillong was established on 31st Aug 1998 within the premises of 58 Gorkha Training Centre, Happy Valley with the noble aim of educating and rehabilitating the differently abled children of all ranks of defence forces, para military forces, civil defence personnel and civilians residing in Shillong and also to assist them in leading a dignified life in future. The school is being administered under the aegis of HQ 101 Area by 58 Gorkha Training centre.

  1. Asha School Shillong was first registered with the Office of the Registrar of Societies, Government of Meghalaya as ‘Asha Rehabilitation Centre, 58 GTC, Happy Valley, Shillong’ under the Meghalaya Societies Registration Act XII of 1983 vide Registration Number SR/ARC-632/98 on 27th November 1998.
  2. The School is also recognized by the Directorate of Social Welfare, Shillong under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and full Participation) Act 1995 as a Rehabilitation Centre for the persons with disability vide Registration number SW/HP.9/92/Pt.III/561 dated 10th March 2005. 
  3. Asha School Shillong has been registered with the Office of the Commissioner of Income Tax, Shillong under Section 12AA of the Income Tax Act 1961 wef Year 2010 – 2011 vide Registration No 70/12AA/CIT(TECH)/SHG/10-11/1607-10 dated 30 May 2011 and under Section 80G (5) of the Income Tax Act 1961 wef Year 2010-2011 vide Registration No83/80G/CIT(TECH)SHG/20-11-12/3095-103 dt 22 July
Facilities with infrastructure available with regards to disabilities added/ therapies

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List of Physiotherapy facilities avl in school

  1. Quadriceps  Table
  2. Shoulder Wheel           
  3. Static Exercise cycle       
  4. Overhead Pully                 
  5. Foot and Ankle Exerciser  
  6. Parallel Bar with Mirrors     
  7. Physiotherapy / Exercise Ball
  8. Dumbell Set-         
  9. Dumbell Set-          
  10. Staircase
  11. Incline Table
  12. Cerebral Palsy Chair
  13. Corner Seat
  14. Motorized Treadmill


Multi Sensory Therapy

Multi Sensory Room


Sensory Park

Sensory Park


Hydro Therapy

Hydro Therapy Room



Physical Training Instructor from GTC for training in Yoga Room

 Data base of Special Educators.

Ser No

Name of Special Educator




Ms Magritta Kharmuti

    BA, B.ED (Gen), B.ED (MR)


          Ms Mercy Ranee



        Ms Balakordor Bhuphang

  BA, B.ED (MR), DSE (CP)


Addl facilities available for spl children
  1. Vocational Training Facility
    1. Haldi Making
    2. Candle Making
    3. Popcorn Making
    4. Card/Paper Bag making
  2. AGI School Bus for transportation of student
  3. Computer Lab
  4. Medical and dental check up from MH/ Dental Hospital
  5. Kitchen and furnished dining hall for Mid-day meal.
Achievements in various fds (Last five yrs)

Integration of Students.  Since the past 18 years of its establishment ,the   school has successfully integrated the under mentioned nine students into the mainstream schools:-

Ser No

Name of the Student

Academic Year

School integrated To



Kul Bdr Gurung             (Cerebral Palsy)

2000- 01


KV, Happy Valley

Cleared Graduation in Arts


Yashwani Singh        (Cerebral Palsy)

2002 - 03

Army School, Shillong



(Late) IT Niangmau (Multiple Disability)

2003 - 04


Army School, Happy Valley



Mukesh Roka

(Mild Mental Retardation) 

2004 - 05

Army School, Happy Valley



Arun Singh         

 (Mild Mental Retardation)

2005 -06

KV, Happy Valley

Class VIII Appeared


Akash Dhar


2007- 08


Army School, Happy Valley

Presently cleared  class 12th,with 69%,


Sagarika Chanda (Cerebral Palsy)

2008 - 09


Army School, Happy Valley

Currently in Class VIII


Bharat Thapa (Cerebral Palsy)

2009 - 10

Army School, Happy Valley

Currently in Class VII


Amit Chettri (Hearing Impaired)


National Institute of Open Schooling

Currently in Class X


Rahul Thapa


Army Pre-School

Upper KG

 The following students are vocationally trained in and passed out fromASHA School  :-

  1. Master Amit Chhetri - Loom
  2. Miss Dimpi Deb -              Tailoring
  3. Master Sumanto Paul-       Indian Classical Music
Monthly Pension Scheme   

Child Welfare Development, Shillong has selected five students above 18 yrs of age of our school for monthly pension scheme. According to the scheme the students have started receiving Rs 500/- pm.