Varanasi School for Blind Children


The Jeevan Jyoti School for the Blind at Varanasi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, was started by the SRA in 1975. It now has an international reputation with over 120 children in the special school and a further 75 children studying in normal schools. Many former pupils have progressed to university and to jobs with government and private industry.

In December 2009 the school received a national award from the Indian Government in the category “Best institution working for the cause of persons with disabilities”.