Redefining Abilities, Rescripting Lives
Indian Association for the Blind (IAB), based in Madurai, South India, is a well-known non-profit organization working at the grassroots for the rehabilitation of people with visual challenges.It was established in 1985 by visually challenged activist S.M.A Jinnah and a group of like-minded visually challenged people with a vision to empower visually challenged people become self-reliant by providing comprehensive rehabilitation, education and employment opportunities.IAB has a special focus on the socio economically disadvantaged visually challenged children and adults, particularly those from rural areas.Since its inception, IAB has educated and rehabilitated more than 11205 visually challenged children and youths mainly from rural Tamil Nadu.At present more than 1100 visually challenged children and youths, are being supported by IAB to pursue their dreams of self-reliance and life of dignity.IAB has been the pioneer in empowering the visually challenged towards self reliance through the initiatives in the field of Education, Career and Skills Training, Residential and support services.
In recognition of its exemplary work in the field of disability, IAB was conferred the ‚ÄúNational Award for the Best Institution‚Äù by the Government of India.
1. Award for the Best BPO unit run by the visually impaired
2. Finishing school which has been instrumental in shaping and moulding many of our students with regard to personality
development and soft skills training
3. State Award for consecutively achieving 100% result from the students of our school
Alagar Koil Main Road, Arumbanur Post Madurai,
Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625104