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    E-inauguration of the community learning center named Project E-JigyAsa on 24th Sep 2020 at Tura, Meghalaya

    CBM in association with Montfort Centre for Education and district authorities of West Garo Hills District, Meghalaya India established Project E-JigyAsa at 3 Government schools in the area. The Project was launched through an e-inaugural on 24th September,2020 in the presence of Shri Ram Singh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, West Garo Hills, Tura, Smt. C. J. […]

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    CBM India in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank, unveils 44 vision centres in India

    Bengaluru, 6th October 2020: CBM India in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank, commits to equip 44 vision centres in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. With this association Standard Chartered Bank will provide funding support for the next three years for the project. The announcement is made ahead of World Sight Day, to work towards […]

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    Breaking Barriers and Building Identities.

    Since its inception, Madonna College for the Deaf College has catered to the empowerment of 620 deaf students/persons with hearing impairment . The CBM support to the Madonna group of institutions started in 1998 and the new project Madonna Comprehensive Resource Centre was initiated in 2017. CBM has been supporting the capacity enhancement of students […]

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    Sign Language development – initiatives of CBM in India

    CBM, has been contributing to the research on creation of Indian Sign Language and development of Indian Sign Language Dictionary for decades now. Our first research project (1978-80) was in partnership with by National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, India (NASEOH), Helen Keller Institute of Deaf-Blind and the Vijaya Shikshan Sanstha, Bombay, on […]

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    In the times of Corono, Tele-Health and Tele-Rehabilitation as alternative strategies.

    In the times of Corona, Tele-health and Tele-rehabilitation have emerged as alternative strategies to support people with visual impairments in accessing healthcare and rehabilitation services. In February 2019 a Vision Rehabilitation and Training Centre (VR&TC) was established in Community Ophthalmology Section of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences (Dr. RPC), All India Institute of […]

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    CBM supporting migrant workers amidst COVID-19

    In order to control the COVID-19 Pandemic, the authorities in India enforced a 21-day lock-down starting from March 25th. It was a much-needed step but came with its own ramifications. Cities like Delhi are home to a large number of the migrant population hailing mostly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar who work as daily wagers. […]

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    A silver lining amidst dark clouds.

    The Kushinagar Milk Producer Company is a disability inclusive FPO in Kasia, Kushinagar which was formed through a disability inclusive organic farming programme of CBM, implemented through PGSS in the region. This FPO has emerged as a redeemer amidst universal crisis – ‘The Covid-19 Pandemic’. During the lockdown citizens around the world are finding it […]

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    Training on Inclusive Sports and Recreational Activities

    A two-and-a-half-day training on inclusive sports and recreational activities was organized between 5th (noon) to 7th February 2020 at Jorhat for 69 special educators who are the Resource Persons for various mainstream schools from 4 districts – Jorhat, Golaghat, Sonitpur & Majuli. Three DPO members from Bethany Society also participated in the programme. The training […]

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    “Regional Action on Inclusive Education in North East India”, has been selected as an Innovative Practice of the Zero Project 2020!

    “Regional Action on Inclusive Education in North East India”, has been selected as an Innovative Practice of the Zero Project 2020! The award was presented during the conference held from 19th to 21st Feb 2020 at Vienna, Austria. A brief of the project and the award: The RAISE North East is a project initiated to […]

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    SBI Life Insurance and CBM celebrated the new year with school students.

    SBI Life Insurance, Bangalore Region celebrated the start of 2020 with students of Sri Morarji Desai Residential School, Chamrajpet. Each student of class 10 was asked to share what they desired or something they wished for. It was very heartening to find that most students wanted things to help them in their studies. CBM coordinated […]