Donations made to the Society/Institute are exempted from Income Tax Under Section 80-G of Income Tax Act.
Institute For The Blind, Chandigarh is being run by Society For The Care Of The Blind. The Society was incorporated as a registered body in May 1972. The Society was formed with twin aims of helping in prevention of blindness & to educate & train visually handicapped children of the region so that they could be rehabilitated to take their rightful place as responsible citizens of the society. Our Institute runs a higher secondary level school; classes being run from class 1 to class 12. This is perhaps the only Institute in Northern India, which is catering to the educational requirements of the visually handicapped children of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and U.T. Chandigarh. Presently there are around 150 students. We have the requisite buildings to include Administrative Block. Class rooms, hostels for the boys & the girls, two computer labs, two gyms, kitchen, Dining Hall, Library & stores etc. We have 20 teaching teachers & around 45 administrative staff to run the Institute. The teachers are highly qualified, who impart instructions & training to the students using latest methods including audio, video & online classes. Our Institute is affiliated to CBSE. Ever since our students started appearing in 10th & 12th Board examinations about 25 years back, our results have been 100% Ist division with no failures. Our students have also performed exceedingly well in sports & other fields. All the VIPs visiting our Institute including governors & high Government officials have been very appreciative of the high standards of excellence achieved by our Institution. More than 200 ex- students of our Institute are well settled in life and some are undergoing graduation & post- graduation courses, for which we give financial assistance. All facilities to students including, board, lodging, Uniforms, books, stationery, transport etc. are provided free. Details of the Institute are available on our web-site viz www.instituteforblind.org
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 DETAILS FOR DONORS
Account Holder: SOCIETY FOR THE CARE OF THE BLIND
Bank A/c No.: 10506615304
Bank Name : State Bank of India Sector: 7, Chandigarh
SBI BRANCH CODE: 3246
IFSC CODE: SBIN0003246
SCAN & PAY
For Foreign Donors
FOR DONATION IN FOREIGN CURRENCY – USD, CAD, GBP, ETC.
Bank A/c No.: 40241599204 (FCRA Saving Bank Account)
Bank Name : State Bank of India
Branch : 11, Sansad Marg, New Delhi – 110001
IFSC : SBIN0000691
SWIFT : SBININBB104
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.
For convenience of the donors given below are the various options and the amount required to be donated for each option :-
Breakfast(Meals)- 7:30 a.m.
Lunch (Meals)- 2:00 p.m.
Dinner (Meals)- 7:30 p.m.
Purchase of Braillers(Edu. Material)
Brailee Kit (Edu. Material)
Harmonium (Musical Instrument)
Pair of Tablas(Musical Instrument)
Sitar (Musical Instrument)
Computer System (Edu. Material)
School Uniform and Pair of shoes per child
Braille paper per student/per year
Sponsor a student for under-graduation course for one year
Sponsor a student for post-graduation course for one year
PROJECT FOR DONORS — SPONSOR A STUDENT’S EDUCATION/BOARDING/LODGING
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.