Add: Society for the Care of the Blind, Sector 26
Contact Person: Kuldip Rai Sood
Purpose: Disability, Education
Aim/Objective/Mission: The Society for the Care of the Blind is engaged in the service of visually handicapped children. Its main object is to make them self-supporting and useful part of the society rather than depending upon the society. Visually handicapped children in the age group of 6-18 years are provided educational facilities up to 10+2 level under the Braille system. Besides computer literacy training under, Braille short hand typing in English, Hindi and Punjabi, candle making, canning of chairs, handloom weaving is also imparted. In addition, girl students are given training in knitting, stitching, sewing and cooking etc. The society also holds free eye screening camps in rural and slum areas of Chandigarh twice a year for prevention of blindness and for creating awareness among the people.