Realising the importance of education in the life of any individual without the exception of the blind,
NFB has taken all necessary steps to encourage the visually impaired young people to enroll and brace
themselves up to successfully overcome challenges and hurdles and integrate into the mainstream society.
It runs various free special schools and hostels in different parts of the country.
NFB has a broad based rehabilitation programme covering a broad
spectrum of visually challenged people across the society. It is
planned and executed to create maximum impact and bring as many
The visually impaired are as passionate as the normal individuals
about sports. Sport for the Blind is seen as a program of physical
and cerebral rehabilitation. Participation in sport helps the blind
to stay physically fit, inculcates discipline...
In order to identify, encourage and promote talent from amongst the
visually challenged singers, musicians, and poets, constant efforts
are made by the Federation through its Cultural Wing...
Under this intervention the Federation assists the blind individuals
in fighting against discrimination and also for protecting their rights
by way of legal process. The Prime example of this intervention is NFB...
The Federation is affiliated to The World Blind Union and plays a very
crucial role in the activities of the Union as an advisor. Besides this,
since 1992 the Federation has represented India at World Blind Council
as well as various other meetings of ESCAP...
The schemes floated by the NFB have thrown up some great success stories.
Be it education, housing or self employment loans. Here we present some of
the success stories for you...