Blind Welfare Services in AgraThere are scores of NGOs working for the welfare of blind people in Agra. These institutions are charitable in nature. They strive to alleviate the sufferings of the visually impaired by whatever means available to them. Some of these NGOs and voluntary organisations (VOs) are into development of the lifeskills of the blind while others help them getting a foothold into the mainstream by developing their potentials. A list of some prominent ones is given below.
Sewashram Samiti in AgraThe Samiti has been working to alleviate the suffering of the visually impaired for the last two decades. Its hours of operation are 24X7 for the work related to the charter adopted for helping the blind people. The Samiti has been doing a lot of work in the area as a charitable organisation.
Address: 17-B Om Nagar, Bye Pass Crossing, Agra-2820002
Blind Welfare Council in AgraThe council is into social work and welfare of poor especially the blind people. It carries on its programmes mainly in the area of education, health and hygiene. It takes up various programmes on a regular basis concerned with the welfare of the visually impaired. The council gets grants from the government from time to time to carry on its projects.
Address: Mission Road, West Arjun Nagar, Agra-282001
Integrated Institute of Rehabilitation of the DisabledThe rehabilitation council works on project to project basis for the welfare of the blind. The main area of operation of the project is Samarth Residential Centre, Maya Rani Inter College, West Arjun Nagar, Agra.
Address: C-3, Subhash Nagar, Albatiya Road, Shah Ganj, Agra-282010
Antardrishti in AgraThe institution works vigorously in the area of eye-donation. It tries through its outreach programmes to create awareness and communicate more with the people on the issue. It also tries to make the general awareness improvement in the public to think and resolve the safe issue of eye donation.
Address: 113, Tagore Nagar, Dayalbagh, Agra-282005
Viklang Samekit Punarvas SansthanAs the name suggests the Sansthan is working for the rehabilitation of the handicapped. It lays its hands in developing the skills of blinds and bring them to the mainstream.
Address: C-3- Subhash Nagar, Albatiya road, Shah Ganj, Agra-282010