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National Association for the Blind (India) (NAB)

Sector: Disability
Sub Sector: Blind - Comprehensive
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

89%
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Year of Establishment : 1952
Registered Address : 11/12, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Worli Seaface, Mumbai 400030, Maharashtra
Presence : Maharashtra
Website : www.nabindia.org
Email : mahesh.nair@nabindia.info
Telephone : +91 22 22045482; +91 22 67712000
Donor Contact : Mr. Umesh Deshpande / 9029104252 / mahesh.nair@nabindia.info
Registered Under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Sorab S. Engineer & Co.
Bankers : Punjab National Bank, Central Bank of India, Bank of India, State Bank of India
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Mr. Hemant Takle - President, Mr. Satya Kumar Singh - Honorary Secretary, Mr. Hari Shankar Singh - Honorary Treasurer, Mr. Kaushal K. Mishra - Honorary Treasurer, Mr. Anand Athlekar - Trustee

Major Programs are:

Braille Press and Talking Books: NAB started the braille press in 1958 with machinery received in donation from the American Foundation for Overseas Blind. NAB Braille press is one of the largest Braille production units in the country. Braille press also publishes general literature, fiction and non-fiction in five languages i.e. Marathi, Hindi, English, Gujarati and Sanskrit. NAB has introduced a full-fledged centre for production and distribution of educational and recreational literature for the blind, by establishing the Talking Book Studios and Library. The Library houses more 4,600+ titles – in English as well as seven Indian languages.

Vocational Training: NAB started the NAB IDBI Polytechnic at Ambernath India, to provide on the job advanced training in engineering and mass production techniques to visually challenged youth. Some of the courses offered here are general machine operators and computer courses.

Rehabilitation: NAB also facilitates the rehabilitation, confidence building and vocational training of the visually impaired, with training in courses such as general machine operation, candle making, physiotherapy, acupressure and massage etc.

Prevention of Blindness: NAB provides eye care services to people belonging to under privileged section of society. They initiated projects to detect and treat glaucoma, cataract and conjunctivitis and provide medication and spectacles to children living in the slums and those attending municipal schools. In collaboration with Reliance Industries, they initiated project “Drishti”, which carries cornea transplant surgeries.

Education: NAB provides school and college going blind children support services in the form of scholarships, free distribution of braille kits and Brailler and other assistive devices, volunteer reading services etc. It also has a training center for Teachers of Visually handicapped. They have partnered with local voluntary organizations and initiated education for visually challenged children through Integrated Education where in the blind children residing with their families can attend the school nearest to them.

FY 2017 (₹) FY 2018 (₹) FY 2019 (₹)
Income
Government Sources 4,445,751 7,416,419 1,015,901
Foreign Sources - - -
Institutional Sources - - -
General Donations ₹54,734,315 ₹49,955,978 ₹57,440,837
Sales/Fees 38,398,849 36,345,533 34,115,966
Interest/Dividend 6,451,859 7,580,054 9,421,491
Other Income 664,640 - -
Total Income (A) 104,695,415 101,297,984 101,994,196
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 96,704,954 93,554,993 92,282,923
Program Staff Cost 3,952,208 3,847,796 3,697,816
Travel Expenses 579,372 126,602 128,643
Direct Program Expenses 100,657,162 97,402,789 95,980,739
Fund Raising Expenses 30,000 35,000 36,000
General Staff Cost 501,022 149,486 173,230
Overhead Expenses 3,071,254 3,588,364 5,940,456
Depreciation 9,628,842 7,516,127 6,186,944
Other Expenses/Transfers 1,000 1,681,783 140,415
Total Expenditure (B) 114,468,652 110,500,151 108,586,427
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) -9,773,237 -9,202,168 -6,592,231
Assets
Fixed Assets 42,660,330 35,512,006 29,994,819
Current Assets 8,341,514 7,356,091 11,751,873
Cash And Bank 9,787,554 9,270,244 16,727,160
Total Current Assets 60,789,398 52,138,341 58,473,852
Investments 102,472,065 123,237,936 128,353,315
Accumulated Deficits 72,356,555 77,756,914 84,349,145
Total Assets 235,618,018 253,133,191 271,176,312
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus 12,478,240 12,524,924 12,757,666
General Funds - - -
Earmarked Funds 219,144,446 236,470,471 252,490,895
Unutilized Grants - - -
Total 231,622,686 248,995,395 265,248,561
Loans - - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities 3,995,332 4,137,796 5,927,752
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 235,618,018 253,133,191 271,176,312
1) Transfers from Earmarked Funds to various projects have been included in Donations.
2) Sales/fees includes Basement Income, Rent receipts, etc.
3) Other Expenses mainly include increase/decrease of stock of traded items and transfers from unutilized income from the earmarked funds.
FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Beneficiary Details
Direct Beneficiaries (nos.) - 49,919 -
Indirect Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Average Cost per Direct Beneficiary (₹) - - -
Staff Details
No. of Staff - 139 -
Number of Consultants - 1 -
Number Of Volunteers - 40 -
Total - 180 -
Highest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - 703,008 -
Lowest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - 84,876 -
Services Funds Raised (₹)
10,000
Donor Advisory 600,000
Online Donation 1,000
Total Funds Raised 611,000
NGO Name Sector Sub Sector Location % Spent on Beneficiaries Income (₹) Expense (₹)
Ashadeep (Assam) Disability Mental Health Assam 93 15,085,229 14,812,193
National Association for the Blind (India) (NAB) Disability Blind - Comprehensive Maharashtra 89 101,994,196 108,586,427
Diya Foundation Disability Vocational Training - Mental Disability Karnataka 85 7,085,548 5,854,510
Adarsh Charitable Trust Disability Compr - Mental/Phy Disability Kerala 84 20,344,781 25,880,909
Andhjan Kalyan Trust Disability Comprehensive - Multiple Gujarat 72 2,204,277 2,533,317
Amar Seva Sangam Disability Rehabilitation - Physical Disability Tamil Nadu 63 164,565,526 141,613,520


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