Amin Maktab School was established in small rented building in October 1961 by the Pakistan Society for the Welfare of Retarded Children. In 1987, a multi-purpose campus in J-block of Gulberg was designed by the local Architect Fuad Ali Butt and was built by Engineer Khalid Khan, a local builder
In 1991, an outreach programme was started, with the aid from UNICEF, for the purpose of spreading awareness as well as providing services and training to the homes of mentally challenged children in economically depressed areas of Lahore Currently, the management of Amin Maktab is handled by now retired Justice Aamer Raza Khan.
Established in 1961 by the Pakistan Society for the Welfare of Mentally Retarded Children (PSWMRC), Amin Maktab celebrated its golden jubilee this year. As many as 85 children are enrolled at the Amin Maktab located near Firdous Market. They are taught in nine groups based on their abilities. The institute also runs an Inclusive Education Programme and an Outreach Programme for children with special needs.