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NAB INDIA Centre for Blind Women & DISABILITY STUDIES, Delhi

The Centre was setup in 2002 by NAB India with a special committee in Delhi with the vision of raising the bar of training and rehabilitation for the visually impaired in india with a special focus on women.

In time, it gradually grew to establish employment oriented modern day trainings viz.

  • Computers,
  • Front Desk handling,
  • Handicraft,
  • Spa and Massage,
  • Employment Preparation trainings for call centres,
  • Personality Development

With these trainings the centre has been able to upgrade approx. 500 VI women till date.

Also to encourage a better quality of life amongst the doubly disabled visually impaired women of india, we offer services like

  • Counseling,
  • Resuming education through NOS,
  • Library and resource support,
  • Sponsorships and Scholarships for higher professional studies
  • Volunteer services, and
  • Hostel

In 2009, with the expertise and progressive approach of research oriented team, another wing was added on to increase the perview of the centre’s work – Research and Disability Studies.

Since then the centre has carried out many substantial research, monitoring and evaluation studies such as:

  • Evaluation of IT labs of 20 disability schools for Min. Of IT in 2009
  • Work in progress for Survey, study and documentation of all the institutes working for visual impairment in the country – for National Institute of Visually Handicapped (NIVH- nodal agency of Min. of Social Justice) since 2010
  • Training, Monitoring and Evaluation of 100 IT labs in the country for 100 schools for disabled students (VI, HI, PH) for Min. of IT (2010-12)
  • Consultancy for disability friendliness in usage of currency notes in India with Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (2011)
  • Consultancy for NIVH for development of new vocations for the blind in India with Tsukuba University, Japan (2010)
  • PursuedProject for Development of Curriculum of a new vocation in reflexology for visually impaired in the country for America India Foundation (2011)
  • Job mapping study for the visually impaired in 4 industries in india for America india Foundation

Important Note:

If you are interested to donate:

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Contact:

NAB India, Centre For Blind Women & Disability Studies

L 25, Hauz Khas Enclave

New Delhi 110016

nabindiacbw@hotmail.com, Ph: 41656266, 26852589

Visit us at www.nabcentreforwomen.org

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