The OAB is a non profit making charitable NGO registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and Income Tax Act 1982 of the F.C.R. 1976. Read More


To Bring improvement in the life style of the Visually Challenged Persons in particular and the disable in general in the State of Orissa through its innovative activities.Read More


To provide the visually impaired people with equal opportunities and full participation in society and to promote their interest ensure the protection of their rights for the inclusion in the main stream.Read More

We Are ...

The Orissa Association for the blind is the only State Level Organization in the Orissa at disability sector, which never speaks on behalf of the blind it rather provides a forum where blind persons speak for themselves. It ensures democratic representation of more than 90 thousand visually challenged persons of the State.

Key Issues

Poverty and hunger

Rehabilitation of the visually challenged victims under the disaster management programme lunched by the State and the National disaster management authorities.

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Broad Objectve

To integrate the visually impaired people in all fields and in all the spheres of society.

To identify the critical needs of the visually challenged persons and to chalk out the suitable plan for them, keeping in view the current developments.

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Main Activities

Promotion of Braille literacy and computer education.

Vocational Training Centre for Visually Impaired Men & Women Alternative Innovative Education for the children with special needs under the age group of 3 years to 18 years.

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