Timeline Stories

Milestone 1975


Remedial Educational Therapy, an educational therapy department for children with learning disabilities, the first of its kind, was started on the campus.
Milestone 1969

January 1969

A first fully staffed Cerebral Palsy unit, the first of its kind in India and South-East Asia was established at COH. In a short time, it became a model institution where children with cerebral palsy from India and other parts of Asia got the best care from a dedicated team under Dr.
Milestone 1963


Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone for a better and larger hospital and the Pilot Project of a Cerebral Palsy Unit got started.
Milestone 1950

May 1950

Land was leased by the Bombay Municipality at Haji Ali, Mumbai. “Children’s Orthopedic Hospital (COH)”, an exclusive hospital for children, popularly known as the Polio Hospital was started and was recognized in India and internationally.
1948 Military Hutment

October 1948

The Society for the Rehabilitation of Crippled Children (SRCC) was registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.The Centre was granted a year’s lease in Military Hutment No. 20 at Nariman Point by the Government of Bombay.