Helping The Blind Help Themselves.
The Blind Relief Association focuses on providing education and training to the visually challenged, enabling them to realize their potential and be self reliant.



J.P.M. Senior Secondary School

The Government-aided JPM School is an all-boys residential school providing education and comprehensive range of services free to around 200 students under its care. The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The School also has a Nursery section, which prepares children for future educational tasks through the playway method. The foundation of learning laid here helps build a sound educational edifice in years ahead. Special academic and equipment support is also provided to the children with low vision. Activities like music, dance, sports, yoga, martial arts, reflexology, trekking are integral to the school programme.

For more information on JPM School, please click the following link:

Unit For Children With Multiple Disabilities

Unit for children with learning disabilities and visual impairment, which started in1986, caters to the needs of visually impaired children with moderate mental retardation. Different teaching approaches are adopted here with good results. The children are taught in small groups, with special attention to their specific needs.  The Unit is supported by Military Order of the Collar Charitable Foundation, Switzerland.


The Association has been running teachers training programme with the consistent support from the Government of India/National Institute for the Visually Handicapped (NIVH) since 1967.  Over 1000 secondary and primary level special teachers for the visually challenged have been trained by the Association under diploma level programmes conducted until 2007-08 and degree level programme introduced from 2006-07.

Durgabai Deshmukh College Of Special Education (VI)

(Affiliated with the University of Delhi) 

Established by the Association in 2006, the College is the first college of its kind affiliated with the prestigious University of Delhi offering two-year Bachelor of Education (Special Education, Visual Impairement) course programme. The College has permanent recognition from the University Grant Commission (UGC) and Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). It has an intake of 30 students per year. The College has an experienced faculty and support infrastructure.

College's Learning Resource Centre (Library) has rich collection of books on special education.
For more information please go to LRC website
or contact Mr.Shanti Bhushan, Librarian, Ph: 09911097179.  

The College receives partial maintenance assistance from NIVH and some development grant from UGC. 


Durgabai Deshmukh College of Special Education (V.I.), New Delhi
Due to Recent Notification from University of Delhi, No Off-Line application will be entertained for Admission. All Candidates are now required to visit the University of Delhi website and apply On-Line mode.

No separate prospectus and form will be available from the College sales counter.

Those who have already purchased the prospectus and/or have submitted the form are requested to take the refund of their money by submitting the acknowledgement receipt along with the prospectus at the College sales counter.

Any previous communication in this regard is now null and void.

By Order
Course Director 

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! COMPUTER EDUCATION

Computer Training Centre

The Centre conducts the following computer literacy programmes for visually impaired children and adults to help them in their academic pursuit and to be able to professionally perform office work in mainstream establishments as well as in the growing IT-related and IT-supported office operations:

  • Computer literacy for the students of JPM School from class VIII onwards: Covers Microsoft applications like Ms-Word, Excel, Power Point, scanning, printing and use of Internet for browsing mails, social networking etc. with the use of screen reading software.

  • 2-month Computer Training for the Adult Blind: conducted in May-June, the training Covers all the above topics, with focus on preparing the adult blind to handle basic tasks in offices, banks and other establishments. 

Computer training class of the adult blind

Diploma in Computer Education class

DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER EDUCATION:  The first of its kind one-year Diploma Course in Computer Education Training (Visual Impairment) approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) has been launched by the Association on pilot basis from September 2014.  It aims to prepare a cadre of personnel specially equipped to provide education in computers and related services to the visually impaired.  Admission to the Course is done on the basis of entrance test and interview. Minimum qualification is Senior Secondary. 
For admission to computer courses please contact:
Mrs.Neelu Suneja, Head, IT Unit (mob.9953494420)

Mr.Rajpal, Computer Instructor (mob.9811551648)