Indian Association for the Blind
CAREER AND SKILL TRAINING

BPO training

Students are given training in various areas - client center communication etiquette, English and Hindi, and special training in industry specific verticals like Retail and Telecom. The state of the art infrastructure used to interface with clients is on par with global BPO industry standards. Every year, around 50 students acquire BPO skills and are gainfully employed through the active on campus employment cell. Students have found placement in Tata DoCoMo, Sun Direct and other well-known organisations.
Higher Secondary Special School
In June 1992, IAB took its first step towards its mission of making the visually challenged independent by setting up the IAB Higher Secondary School.
College Education: Under and Post-graduation
In keeping with its mission to empower the visually challenged to realize their potential, IAB took yet another gigantic step with the inception of the Integrated Education Program in 1985.
Library: Audio and Braille Library
IAB has always believed that the visually challenged should enjoy equal opportunity. In line with this vision it was important to provide them with ready access to information. This led to the establishment of a well-equipped Braille and Audio Library in 1995.
Scholarships
IAB’s philosophy is to look beyond itself and reach out to the visually challenged in various ways. This has seen the organization take several unique initiatives over the years.
Extracurricular activities
IAB has always believed in the holistic development of the visually challenged. Treating them on par with sighted individuals, IAB has ensured that on its campus academics goes hand-in-hand with extra-curricular activities.
People were more likely to give alms to a blind person. There was no awareness of the potentialities of such people and their need to be treated with dignity and respect
says Jinnah.