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The Society for the Care of the Blind has not authorized any individual/organization to collect donations on its behalf. Donors, particularly outside India, are requested not to entertain anyone claiming to be our representative for seeking donations. Donations are received in cash or kind. Proper official receipts are issued by the Society for all donations.

Donations are covered for Income Tax exemptions in India under Section 80-G of Income Tax Act. Any donor in India can send his donation by Cheque/Draft in the name of ‘Society for the Care of the Blind’ payable at Chandigarh and can deposit it in our Saving Bank under intimation to the Society for issuing of receipt.

Bank A/c No.:  10506615304
Bank Name    :  State Bank of India Sector: 7, Chandigarh

For the convenience of donors, we have recently introduced the facility of giving donations through Net Banking / debit card / credit card. The donors are required to click on Donate button. It would open the portal of PayUMoney. Donors are required to fill in their particulars including the amount they wish to donate and make payment through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card. A receipt generated by PayUMoney would be received by the donor. The amount donated would then be directly credited to our Saving Bank Account with SBI Sector: 7 Chandigarh branch. The receipts for the amount donated would be sent by the ‘Society for the Care of the Blind’ to the donors on the e-mail ID given by them subsequently.

PayUmoney, who are operating our Payment Gateway have now tied up with multiple payment wallets for the convenience. Donors can now pay their donation amount through the following Wallets to PayUmoney, who in turn would credit the same to our account.

(a) Freecharge

(b) Airtel

(c) Ola Money

(d) PayZapp

(e) Oxigen

(f) Yes Wallet

(g) YPay

(h) Paycash

In order to faciliate our Donors to make donations/payments to our Society through Debit/Credit Cards, we have recently installed Point of Sale (POS) Machine in our Main Office/Warden's Office. All donors visiting our Institute are hereby informed that they can now make donations through Debit/Credit Cards, which would be directly credited to the Society's Account.



For convenience of the donors given below are the various options and the amount required to be donated for each option :-

1. Breakfast(Meals)- 7:30 a.m. 4,500
2. Lunch (Meals)- 2:00 p.m. 6,000
3. Dinner (Meals)- 7:30 p.m. 5,000
4. Purchase of Braillers(Edu. Material) 35,000
5. Brailee Kit (Edu. Material) 500
6. Harmonium (Musical Instrument) 5,000
7. Pair of Tablas(Musical Instrument) 2,500
8. Sitar (Musical Instrument) 3,000
9. Computer System (Edu. Material) 30,000
10. School Uniform and Pair of shoes per child 4,000
11. Braille paper per student/per year 2,000
12. Sponsor a student for under-graduation course for one year 50,000
13. Sponsor a student for post-graduation course for one year 70,000

The cost of supporting one student in this Institute for one year to include all his/her expenses is Rs. 1.5 Lacs. Any Individual/Corporate who wish to financiall support visually challenged student is welcome to do so. Suitable feedback would be given to them about the student's performance etc.; being sponsored by them.

Donations from GlobalGiving

Globalgiving is an international organization, which organizes giving of donations by its members to genuine charitable institutions throughout the world which are engaged in noble social activities in various fields. Our Institute is registered with them for receiving donations for specific projects. In the last a little over one year we have received donations from them amounting to approximately 2 Lacs (INR). So far we have utilized this grant to purchase two desktop computers with Talking-Book cum Recording Unit for the Blind students. These computers are being utilized for production of talking books as well as educational material in Braille script. With grant received from them, we have also acquired two daisy players (Digital Accessible Systems) Model PTR-2. These are being utilized for recording of lessons by and for the visually handicapped children.

For Foreign Donors

        Our Registration to receive Foreign donations under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) has been renewed. 

          Donors outside India can donate in Indian Rupee through Cheque/Bank Drafts drawn in Favour of Society for the Care of the Blind’ and deposit in our Saving Bank

Bank A/c No.:  10506615304
Bank Name    :  State Bank of India Sector: 7, Chandigarh

or in any of the branches of State Bank of India.

Bank A/c No.:  06182151003315
Bank Name    :  Oriental Bank of Commerce Sector 26 Chandigarh

by furnishing the following details.They are also requested to give details of their status of nationality particularly whether they are NRIs or residents of foreign countries.

1.For US $ (United States Dollars)

(a)Swift field 56A – CITIUS33 (Citi Bank)

(b)Swift field 57A – ORBCINBBIBD
Account No: 36152559
Oriental Bank of Commerce
International Banking Division New Delhi,

(c)Swift Field 59Society for the Care of the Blind
Account No. 06182151003315 of
Oriental Bank of Commerce,
SCO: 48, Sector: 26, Chandigarh.

2.For GBP £ (Great Britain/UK Pounds)

(a)Swift Field 56 A – MIDLGB22 HSBC Bank London.

(b)Swift Field 57 A – ORBCINBBIBD

Account No: 00263990.
Oriental Bank of Commerce
International Banking Division New Delhi

(c)Swift Field 59Society for the Care of the Blind
Account No. 06182151003315 of
Oriental Bank of Commerce,
SCO: 48, Sector: 26, Chandigarh.

3. For Other Currencies:

(a)Swift Field 57A – ORBCINBBIBD – Code ofOriental Bank of CommerceInternational Banking Division New Delhi.(b)Swift Field 59Society for the Care of the Blind
Account No. 06182151003315 of
Oriental Bank of Commerce,
SCO: 48, Sector: 26, Chandigarh.In addition to the above, E-mail may also be sent to the Institute/Society giving details of donations for issuing of receipts & further accounting.