Snapshot
Blind Persons' Association
SECTOR: Disability
SUB SECTOR: Blind - Services
% Spent on beneficiaries
81%
Financial Score:
Age: 73 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): West Bengal
Issues Addressed:
Enhancing quality of standard of living for the visually impaired; enabling employment abilities; etc.
Supported by:
ONGC; Linde Global Support Services; UDITA Ladies Club; etc.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Narayan Ganguly, President Dr. Debabrata Chakraborty, V. President Mr. Nanda Kr Dhar, General Secretary Ms. Anupam Chakraborty, Secretary
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 78.3% Highest: 99.6% Lowest: 39.3%
Income:
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs12 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Socio Economic Rehabilitation for the visually impaired
  • Founded in 1946, members of Blind Persons' Association (BPA) very soon realized that people with visual impairment lack any kind of identity in the society. To change that the team has worked tirelessly to enable the blind to actively participate in social responsibilities of the society.Founded in 1946, members of Blind Persons' Association (BPA) very soon realized that people with visual impairment lack any kind of identity in the society. To change that the team has worked tirelessly to enable the blind to actively participate in social responsibilities of the society.
  • Programs: i) Education: BPA currently is running three blind schools in different regions of West Bengal free of cost and also provides hostel facilities for the students. ii) Movements: Paschimbanga Pratibandhi Aikyo Mancha is a conglomeration of different organizations advocating for the physically challenged. BPA proactively protests against the injustices faced by the visually impaired and works towards bringing equality for them. iii) Cultural Activities: BPA believes that culture always brings you closer and gives us a sense of ethics, morality and values. Hence, BPA's schools participate in various events like swimming competitions, debates, annual sports day, etc.
Income
Rs
43 lac
Expense
Rs
33 lac
Source : Audit Report 2017