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National Federation Of The Blind Maharashtra

NFBM Jagriti School For Blind Girls

Our Numero Uno project

Education, Training & Rehabilitation are the three most important features for every blind individual with a view to bring about quality improvement in their lives. There are 70 schools in the state of Maharashtra which cater to the special needs of the visually challenged. Nearly 6000 students are enrolled with this special schools. In order to cater to the key requirement of building lives of the young blind beneficiaries the NFBM established the “NFBM Jagriti School for Blind Girls" on January 4, 1989.

This school is situated at Alandi Devachi, Dist. Pune. At present 110 blind girls are housed in this school, 99% of our students come from rural areas. The NFBM Jagriti School for Blind Girls provides free education, lodging, boarding facilities to its deserved students. Regular academic coaching is given to children here along with provision for learning skills in Information Technology, vocational training, craft, sports training, cultural skills & communication. Home science, orientation and mobility and music classes are specialties of this special school.

"Braille is knowledge, and knowledge is power"

-by Louis Braille