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Indian Association for the Blind


Giving Wings with Education

Visually impaired girl student smiling happily while working on a laptop computer

Realising the importance of education in empowering the visually challenged, IAB provides free education to students from low socio-economic groups. The students at IAB prove the fact that they have skills and capabilities that are at par with sighted students. Since 1995, the school has achieved almost 100 % results in the class X and XII board exams.

Visually impaired teacher and student holding test tube in their hands in the chemistry lab

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. ...


Female teacher teaching a visually impaired female student with braille book

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. ...


Braille books placed on a table

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. ...


Visually impaired male stenographer works on a typewritter with a smiling face


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. ...


Visually impaired student crosses the finishing line in an athletic event

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.