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Provisions for Disabled Central Government Employees

We frequently receive phone calls on existing provisions for government employees. So we decided to upload on our site the Office Memorandum No. 36035/3/2o9-Estt.(Res), dated the 31st of March, 2014 issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions under Government of India. This Office Memorandum contains most of […]

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Inauguration of Braille Embosser

Blind Persons’ Association at a Cost of Rs. 1.34 Crore Blind Persons’ Association organised a cultural programme today (February 23, 2019) at 3 PM to inaugurate its new Braille press machine at its Braille printing facility at Lal Bihari Shah Braille Academia, Vidyapalli, Malancha-Mahinagar, Kolkata 700 145. The organisation has […]

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80G Exemption from Income Tax

Blind Persons’ Association is registered under section 80G(5)(VI) of the Income Tax act, 1961. Under this section 50% of your donation to our fund shall qualify for exemption from income tax. Moreover, the qualifying amount must not exceed 10% of your gross income. While computing the deductible amount under section […]

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Inauguration of New Braille Embosser

Inauguration of New Braille Embosser (Braillo 650 SW) Provided to Blind Persons’ Association by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India Venue Lal Bihari Shah Braille Academia 24 Khan Para Road, Vidyapalli Malancha-Mahinagar, Kolkata 700145 Date 23rd February 2019, at 3 PM President Dr. Smt. Mukti Sanyal, […]

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Income Tax Benefits for the Handicapped

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 […]

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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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