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All India Confederation of the Blind

Rohini, a satellite township on the outskirts of Delhi, 40 kms from the International airport. All India Confederation of the Blind managed by their own Board consists of institution-based education programmes for the blind spread in various parts of the country. The project maintains an equipment bank which provides much needed aids & equipment to the visually impaired at subsidised prices.

AICB supports individuals and organisations to attain their rights and entitlements.
AICB is made up of over 20 affiliates across the country and represents thousands of blind men and women.  It has about 20 projects with over 100 employees.
 
AICB conducts a wide array of services prominent among these is:
  • A state-of-the-art special school for blind children in a village in Gurgaon district
  • The largest Braille printing press in the country
  • A talking book studio-cum-cassette library for college-going blind students
  • Vocational courses in stenography and IT applications
  • Training courses for the newly blinded adults
  • A hostel for college-going blind girls
  • Merit Scholarships and computer-support for blind girls pursuing under graduate and post graduate courses cross the country
  • Rural rehabilitation programmes for the blind in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
  • Provision of interest free loans to blind persons for self-employment ventures in rural areas
  • Pensions to the elderly blind persons
  • Eye-care and eye-health services
  • Braille equipment bank services
  • Advocacy initiatives for visually impaired persons denied their due rights
  • A number of Braille journals
  • Research projects in the field of education and employment for the blind
Delhi, India


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