Academic Council of Occupational Therapy (ACOT)

Academic Council of Occupational Therapy (ACOT) is an authorized cell of All India Occupational Therapists' Association, to maintain the minimum standards of Occupational Therapy Education in India, as required by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT).

  • To recognize Occupational Therapy education programs in India.
  • To issue certificate of registration to practice Occupational Therapy in India.
  • To conduct academic courses in Occupational Therapy.
  • Promote research in Occupational Therapy.

FORMER DEANS OF ACADEMIC COUNCIL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Sl. No. Name Place Year
1 DR. M. G. DEO NAGPUR 1983-1986
2 DR. M. M. SAHANI MUMBAI 1987 - 1991
3 DR. NIRMALA R. CHITNAVIS PUNE 1992-1995
4 DR. INDIRA R. KENKRE MUMBAI 1996 - 1999
5 DR. INDIRA R. KENKRE MUMBAI 2000-2003
6 DR. R. K. SHARMA NEW DELHI 2004-2007
7 DR. M.S.WARHADE NAGPUR 2008-2011

FACOT RECEPIENTS GALAXY OF FELLOW AWARDEES OF THE ACADEMIC COUNCIL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY OF AIOTA

Sl. No.AwardeesPlaceYear
1 DR. (MS) KAMALA V. NIMBKAR POSTHUMOUSLY 1983
2 DR. M. G. DEO NAGPUR 1983
3 DR. (MS) N. R. CHITNAVIS NAGPUR 1983
4 DR. (MS) M. M. SHAHANI BOMBAY 1983
5 DR. G.H. PUROHIT BOMBAY 1983
6 DR. (MS) P. MANKAD AHMEDABAD 1983
7 DR. M. M. SANGOI DELHI 1983
8 DR. S.N. SEWALKAR NAGPUR 1983
9 DR. S.V. BOLE NAGPUR 1983
10 DR. (MS) J.P. MASUR BOMBAY 1983
11 DR. (MS) V. S. BOLE NAGPUR 1983
12 DR. M. N. SAHASTRABUDHE BOMBAY 1984
13 DR. (MS) J. WADIA BOMBAY 1984
14 DR. S.T. BHATT BOMBAY 1984
15 DR. A. S. KHULLODKAR BOMBAY 1984
16 DR. (MS) M.D. MISTRY BOMBAY 1984
17 DR. (MS) I.R. KENKRE BOMBAY 1984
18 DR. (MS) S. DUBE NAGPUR 1989
19 DR. G.C. JAIN JAIPUR 1989
20 DR. M. S. WARHADE NAGPUR 1992
21 DR. N. J. THEKDI BOMBAY 1992
22 DR. (MS) Z.D. FERZANDI BOMBAY 1993
23 DR. B. D. DESARI HONG KONG 1993
24 DR. P. V. REGE BOMBAY 1993
25 DR. (MS) NIRMALA VENKATESHWARAN MADRAS 1993
26 DR. SAMS BOMBAY 1993
27 DR. R.K. SHARMA DELHI 1994
28 DR. (MRS) SUJATA MALIK DELHI 1994
29 DR. V. S. THOMBRE NAGPUR 1994
30 DR. (MS) V. SLAICH DELHI 1994
31 DR. (MS) KAVITA BEDI BOMBAY 1994
32 DR. (MS) JAYASHREE KALE BOMBAY 1994
33 DR. (MS) SHOBHANA MULEY BOMBAY 1996
34 DR. (MS) R. S. KELKAR BOMBAY 1996
35 DR. ANIL KUMAR SRIVASTAVA LUCKNOW 1998
36 DR. (MS) ANJALI JOSHI BOMBAY 1998
37 DR. (MS) J.N. BIJLANI BOMBAY 2001
38 DR. SHOVAN SAHA MANIPAL 2010
39 DR.SUNIL MOKASHI NAGPUR 2012