Milestones

Timeline

1947
July 1947

July 1947

A beginning was made in pediatrician Dr. Sanzgiri’s clinic by seeking donations, and then moved to Dr. A. V. Baliga’s nursing home.

1948
October 1948

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.

1950
May 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.

1953
June 1953

June 1953

The Society was registered as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.

1963
1963

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.

1969
January 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. Mullaferoze’s guidance.

1975
1975

1975

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

2009
September 2009

September 2009

Phase I – SRCC -Centre for Child Development became operational.

2017
April 2017

April 2017

Phase II – SRCC Children’s Hospital managed by Narayana Health became operational.