Asha Jyothi Rehabilitation Centre (AJRC)

Asha Jyothi Rehabilitation Centre (AJRC)

WHO estimates that about 7.5 per cent of Indians suffer from some mental disorder An estimated 150 million people across India are in need of mental health care interventions, both short and long-term, according to India’s latest National Mental Health Survey. Schizophrenia & Bipolar affective disorders found the majority of mental disorders with significant socio occupation dysfunction requiring rehabilitation. Out of the major psychological problems 80% of them can be dealt with effectively. But in the remaining cases, rehabilitation plays a major role in the recovery from mental illness. 

Rehabilitation is a helping process wherein the Client is motivated, facilitated and encouraged to develop his lost skills and improve on his residual skills so as to become functional member of the society.


Keeping this requirement in view, Asha Hospital has started Asha Jyothi Rehabilitation Centre located in Malkaram village, Shamshabad mandal for the mentally ill patients in the year 2010. It provides treatment facilities for a short stay, respite care and long term rehabilitation. 

The location is very ideal with greenery all around and is about 12KM from Shamshabad main road. It covers an area of about 1.5 acres and the Built-up area is around 30,000sft. 

The Staff includes a senior psychiatrist (one of the directors of Asha Hospital), two full-time Psychiatrists, two Psychologists, an Administrator, a full time duty doctor, full time social workers, Care Takers, Adequate Nursing and Paramedical Staff, a Qualified occupational therapist, Kitchen staff, etc.

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The Salient features of the Rehabilitation Centre


  1. Vast open place with garden and play area full of greenery and colourful plants.
  2. A jogging / walking track, courts for outdoor games like throw ball, volleyball, tennis court, shuttle-badminton, basketball, cricket etc.
  3. Open to sky courtyard for multipurpose utilization including an amphitheatre.
  4. Separate activity/ seminar halls for both men and women that can accommodate around 100 people.
  5. Indoor recreational facilities like table tennis, chess, caroms and computer games.
  6. A gymnasium and fitness centre separate for men and women.
  7. Different types of accommodation with all facilities to suit clientele requirements. 
  8. Rooms are spacious and well ventilated.
  9. Daily yoga classes.
  10. Occupational therapy activities like tailoring, knitting, embroidery, computer training, paper crafting, screen printing, envelope making, paper bag making, drawing, painting, gardening etc.
  11. Round the clock medical facility.
  12. A library with good collection of books.
  13. An in-house kitchen that prepares tasty and nutritious food for the inmates.
  14. Separate Dining halls for men and women that can accommodate 100 inmates at a time.
  15. A solar power cum solar water facility to cater to the hot water requirements for the inmates.
  16. A 1000 lites mineral water plant to provide safe 100% RO water.

Patients suffering from severe and persistent mental illness require rehabilitation to develop emotional, social and intellectual skills needed to live and work in the community.

The rehabilitation centre provides treatment facility for short stay, respite care and long term rehabilitation depending upon the needs of the patient.

AJRC   located in Malkaram village ,Shamshabad provides a holistic approach in managing an individual’s illness by focusing on strengths of the patient, skill training, cognitive remediation(improvement of memory) and a daily activity schedule to teach them time management.

The staff includes a senior psychiatrist (one of the director of Asha hospital),two full time psychiatrist, two psychologists, an administrator, a full time duty doctor, full time social workers, care takers, adequate nursing and paramedical staff, a qualified occupational therapist, kitchen staff etc.

There is ample opportunity to titrate & adjust medications & help in recovery by ameliorating symptoms, which improves quality of life significantly. It also helps in community integration

All measures are taken to make the patient comfortable. Relatives are encouraged to visit their loved ones after a couple of weeks. All festivals and birthdays are celebrated to make them feel at home. Sports activities are conducted and prizes will be distributed to encourage their participation.

Vast open place with jogging/walking tracks and play area, indoor recreational area, library with good collection of books. 100% RO drinking water and solar water facility for hot water requirements are provided for the comfort of the inmates. Occupational therapy activities like tailoring, knitting, embroidery, computer training, paper crafting, envelope making, paper bag making, drawing & painting ,dancing and gardening are encouraged.

 Our Team

Dr. G Jagannath

Director, Consultant Psychiatrist

G Sai Sudha

Administrator In charge

G. Ajay Krishna

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Amrutha

Jr Psychiatrist

Sanjeevraj Pareya

Clinical Psychologist

Address :

Asha Jyothi Rehabilitation Centre

Survey No: 7/A, Malkaram Village,
Nanajipur-Post, Shamshabad Mandal
RR District-501218


Phone: +91-9848605727, +91-9989721591