Asha Jyoti School situated at c 331/1 Indra Nagar Lucknow – 226016, India is a prime Institute of Uttar Pradesh , for mentally challenged Children. It was started in the year 1990 in a hired building with only four children. The concept of starting a school for these special children was the brain wave of Late Mrs. Mohini Pant. It was due to her involvement, attachment with a these children, the institute has reached to present day level. Gradually with the whole hearted support from Govt. of India, Parents donation and support from berevalent individuals today the institute is having its own building and children’s strength has increased to more than hundred. The institute is being run and governed by U.P. Parents association for the welfare of mentally challenged citizens Lucknow, this association has been reorganized by Govt. of India and all the donation given by different bodies and parents are exempted under section 80 G of the Income tax act.
Though there is paucity of accommodation but keeping in view the need of those mentally challenged children residing where no facilities are available, hostel facilities are also being provided, to say 9 children.
Institute is having its own transport system to bring children from different parts of the city.