Muncherjee Nowrojee Banajee Industrial Home for the Blind, The (MNB)
Vocational Training - Blind
Estd: 1956
Used for Beneficiaries: 68%
Address : Chateau Dieu, 280 Swami Vivekanand Road, Jogeshwari (W), Mumbai 400102. Maharashtra
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 22 26791487; 91 22 26793688
Donor Contact : Ms. Samanth / +91 9594445688 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201120122013
Income From
Government Sources3,760,6443,429,5513,088,191
Institutional Sources1,264,5561,886,627313,644
Foreign Sources901,1001,282,519499,000
Other Income391,715338,247150,725
Total Income (A)14,919,08315,485,93312,374,487
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities3,470,4183,356,4982,657,140
Programme Staff Cost5,303,4224,770,6765,915,379
Travel Expenses16,21313,76315,148
Direct Programme Expenses8,790,0538,140,9378,587,667
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost608,780528,2431,051,456
Overhead Expenses1,830,0253,051,1152,365,718
Other Expenses/Transfer1,264,5561,186,60160,000
Total Expenditure (B)12,821,55913,293,35612,654,320
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)2,097,5242,192,577-279,833
Balance Sheet201120122013
Fixed Assets4,042,3414,157,1114,622,306
Current Assets (excl. Cash)2,150,5572,383,5432,302,975
Cash/Bank 2,038,0902,156,221420,763
Accumulated Deficits00279,833
Total Assets51,920,74853,446,69253,315,694
Corpus / Share Capital18,786,56119,061,91119,134,911
General Funds3,683,8825,876,4595,876,459
Earmarked Funds26,332,75626,407,10926,951,606
Current Liabilities3,117,5492,101,2131,352,718
Total Liabilities51,920,74853,446,69253,315,694
Other Details201120122013
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)745542
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)9512079
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 168,830234,671287,258
Number of Staff283031
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)374,976480,000553,824
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)42,00054,00058,800
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : Kalyaniwalla & Mistry
Bankers : Dena Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Manorama S., Chairperson Emeritus Mr. Yazdi B. Tantra, Chairman
Mr. K. Ramkrishna, Co-Chairman Ms. Najoo D. Mehta, Hon. Secretary
Mr. Shrikant G. Bapat, Jt. Secretary Mr. Pranav G. Muzumdar, Treasurer
Mr. B. D. Thanawala, Trustee Ms. Dolly B. Malloo, Trustee
Mr. Dilip M. Desai, Trustee Mr. Pravin C. Dandia, Trustee
Mr. Yagnesh N. Pandya, Trustee Mr. Burjor E. Banaji, Trustee
Mr. Kersi J. Treasurywala, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2013

NGO Profile :
Muncherjee Nowrojee Banajee Industrial Home for the Blind, The (MNB) is a residential industrial and vocational training centre for visually challenged men. In the past five decades (until March 2012), 1,334 trainees have completed their training from the home and are gainfully employed or conducting their own business in many parts of India.

The complex is truly a home away from home for visually challenged men between the ages of 18 to 45 years. The MNB Home caters to the physical, mental and moral upliftment of its inmates. The institutions aim has always been to provide multifarious services for visually challenged individuals and to enable and encourage them to be self-reliant.

Initiatives taken for attaining the objectives:

  • Free facilities and services: The Home provides free hostel accommodation with boarding, lodging, industrial and vocational training, welfare services, health care and recreation.
  • Extra-curricular activities: The inmates are encouraged to organize and participate in recreational, spiritual & cultural activities, music and elocution competitions. Inmates celebrate and actively participate in various festivals throughout the year and go for outings to various places outside Mumbai.
  • Training Activities: The Home imparts training in computers, cane work of chairs, handloom weaving, light engineering, simple tailoring; candle, disinfectant (Phenyl) and paper plate making. It is a four year training course and the various sections are equipped with relevant machinery and equipment and manned by trained and experienced staff.
  • Tanya Computer Centre:  It offers courses in basic computers and MS-CIT certificates. 226 students have successfully completed the course until March 2012. The Centre is associat
  • ed with ETH (Education to Home) Pune and plans to start Hardware and Tally (accounting software) courses in near future.
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS): The Home has collaborated with TCS to start a one month advanced computer training program, manned by experts from TCS and other faculties. Till the year 2012, 86 students have completed the course and 62 of them have been employed.

Two the Trustees, Mr. Burjor E. Banaji and Mr. Kersi J. Treasurywala are representatives of the C. M. Banajee Trust.