Blind Welfare Council, Dahod
Special School
Estd: 2000
Used for Beneficiaries: 100%
Address : Mandav Road, Opp. Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, Dahod 389151. Gujarat
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 2673 221367
Donor Contact : Mr. Yusufi Kapadiya / +91 9429146152 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources01,416,8003,374,014
Institutional Sources30,799,43500
Foreign Sources551,234735,876558,277
Other Income267,995131,102376,196
Total Income (A)33,454,32532,774,92546,928,104
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities30,847,24033,047,84543,396,204
Programme Staff Cost00383,047
Travel Expenses0018,900
Direct Programme Expenses30,847,24033,047,84543,798,151
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses3,134,77428,883164,170
Other Expenses/Transfer356,08600
Total Expenditure (B)34,338,10033,076,72843,962,321
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-883,775-301,8032,965,783
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets32,509,58833,849,48837,023,240
Current Assets (excl. Cash)2,768,0212,866,3076,381,823
Cash/Bank 7,666,5272,437,6952,429,203
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets48,444,13643,610,49048,734,266
Corpus / Share Capital2,968,5772,979,3852,985,093
General Funds1,059,141757,3383,723,121
Earmarked Funds30,290,08231,371,13133,357,777
Current Liabilities11,766,8866,143,1866,270,825
Total Liabilities48,444,13643,610,49048,734,266
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)1,4501,550N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)2,9003,100N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual23,07221,33421,334
Number of Staff137132N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)327,816350,628431,088
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)18,00030,00030,000
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : SIS & Co.
Bankers : Union Bank of India

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Prafulbhai N. Vyas, President Mr. Bhaskarbhai Y. Mehta, V. President
Dr. Nagendranath Nagar, V. President Mr. Y. F. Kapadiya, Trustee & Gen. Secretary
Mr. Khimjibhai L. Patel, Joint Secretary Mr. Zoherbhai Diler, Trustee
Mr. Virabhai M. Paramar, Trustee Mr. Mohammad Hanif H. Kesari, Trustee
Ms. Jaishreeben M. Mistry, Trustee Ms. Salmaben Y. Kapadia, Trustee
Mr. Bharatbhai N. Panchal, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) The financials for FY13 are in different format and hence could not be compared to other financial years. 2) Income and expenses breakup for FY13 was not provided. Hence, we have classified grants from Indian sources under Institutional Income, whereas management/admin expenses have been taken under Overheads. 3) Sales/Fees include recovery of various programme expenses. 4) Programme salaries and travel expenses are assumed to be included in Direct Programme Activities, since breakup of the same is not available prior to FY15. 5) Donations received u/s 35AC are directly added to the new Building Construction Fund in the Balance Sheet.

NGO Profile :
Blind Welfare Council, Dahod was established to work for disabled individuals by providing them with shelter, education, and medical care. They also aim at equipping and empowering people with disabilities.

The organization works in the Dahod and Panchmahal districts of Gujarat. Some of their main activities are:

  • Inclusive Education for Disabled Children at the Secondary Stage (IEDSS): With the support of the Government, BWC provides special teachers according to a child’s specific disability from the 9th to 12th standards. These children have visual, auditory, or developmental challenges. Under this programme, over 1,000 children are provided educational kits, one pair of school uniform, and additional tools like tricycle, crutches, hearing aids, tape recorders, and wheel chairs depending on their needs.
  • Lalit Bahuiklang Paathshaala and Day Care Centre: The residential school currently has 72 children with multiple disabilities; of which 51 are boys and 21 are girls. The organisation provides these children with shelter, training, and education. The Day Care Centre also provides education and training to 47 children.
  • Samarth Project and Niramaya Scheme: 30 students with special needs are provided with long term residential housing and respite care facilities along with free education and medical care. The students under this programme suffer from mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, and multiple disabilities. These students, along with other residential students of BWC, are enrolled with Niramaya scheme, an initiative by the National Trust, New Delhi.
  • Industrial Training Centre & Vocational Training Centre: With a mission to train people with disabilities and to enable them to earn a livelihood, BWC is running an Industrial Training Centre (ITC) for the last 7 years, where they conduct a Computer operator course (20 beneficiaries in FY15). Through the Vocational Training Centre, BWC trains children in making paper dishes, candles, chalks, door mats, decorative items, glass paintings, greeting cards, etc. (15 beneficiaries in FY15).