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Income Tax Benefits for the Handicapped

Income Tax Act, 1961 provides some benefits for the handicapped under Section 80U, Section 10(14) and Section 80DD. The first two benefits directly benefit the handicapped taxpayers, while the third benefit is for taxpayers having disabled dependents. It also provides indirect tax benefit under section 64 of the Income Tax […]

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Convention Demands Special Education for Disabled Students

About hundred visually challenged persons gathered at the historical Federation Hall of Kolkata today to raise their voice against the neglect of special education and Braille system. Former students and teachers of blind schools attended this civic convention. Shri Animesh Bhattacharya, English teacher of Calcutta Blind School, expressed concern over […]

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Special Schools and Inclusive Education

Civic Convention on Special Schools Date 15 September 2018, 3 – 6 PM Place Federation Hall, 294/2/1 APC Road, Kolkata – 700009 Special School and Inclusive Education Special schools providing education to blind children are now at stake as they are, it appears, of secondary importance to the government. We […]

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Unite for Braille and Special School

প্রতিবন্ধী শিশুদের শিক্ষা ধ্বংস-চক্রান্তের প্রতিবাদে আহূত কনভেনশন সফল করুন ব্লাইন্ড পারসন্স্ অ্যাসোসিয়েশনের আহ্বানে শিক্ষা সম্মেলন সময় ৫ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৮, অপরাহ্ণ ৩-৬টা স্থান ফেডারেশন হল্, ২৯৪/২/১ এ.পি.সি. রোড, কোল—৯ জানেন কি, প্রতিবন্ধী শিশু অর্থাৎ দৃষ্টিহীন, মূক-বধির এবং মানসিক প্রতিবন্ধী শিশুদের শিক্ষা আজ ধ্বংসের মুখে দাঁড়িয়ে? চরম পরিতাপের বিষয়, এই উদ্বেগজনক পরিস্থিতির […]

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BPA beside the Victims of Flood in Kerala

Flood in Kerala has stunned all Indians. It has taken a toll of nearly four hundred lives according to the government. It has renderred thousands of people homeless. The actual damages have been caused by havoc landslides. We do not yet know how long Kerala will take to recover from […]

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13th All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind 2018

Blind Persons’ Association successfully completed its 13th All Bengal swimming competition for the blind in collaboration with Life Saving Society at Rabindra Sarobar in Kolkata today. More than 180 blind swimmers from different institutions and organisations all over West Bengal took part in today’s aquatic challenge. The participants, divided in […]

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New Date for All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind, 2018

Date of All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind, 2018 has been rescheduled to be held on August 11, 2018. Accordingly, the last date for entry has been extended to July 31, 2018. Please download the Revised Entry Form for details. This competition will be organised by Blind Persons’ association […]

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Documentary on Blind Persons’ Association

A documentary on Blind Persons’ Association was released today on the occasion of Helen Keller’s 138th birth anniversary at the auditorium of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers at Jadabpur, Kolkata. This documentary focuses on the activities of the organisation over decades for the welfare of the blind people in West […]

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Entry Form for All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind, 2018

Entries are invited for the All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind, 2018. This competition will be organised by Blind Persons’ association for the thirteenth time in collaboration with the indian life Saving Society. The event will take place at Indian Life Saving Society (Rabindra Sarobar), Kolkata on 28th July, […]

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Blind Students to Be Relieved from Lead Exposure from Arithmetic Tyeps

hazardous effects of lead exposure are known for quite some time. Lead is no longer used in paints on doors and windows, jewellery, toys and so on. But strangely enough, lead was extensively used in producing arithmetic types or pegs used by Blind students for decades in India. It could […]

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