Department of Vocational Studies/TCAB
Training centre for the adult blind
The Training Centre for the Adult Blind (TCAB) is the oldest unit of the Institute which has the onerous responsibility of opening up new and challenging training and employment opportunities for the visually impaired persons. The vocational courses being offered are continuously aligned with the latest market trends and present day industrial requirements. Most of the vocational courses have been recognized by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT). We have a team of well qualified vocational instructors and rehabilitation professionals to man the department.
Visually impaired men and women in the Age group of 18-40 years are entitled for admission to the vocational courses on fulfilling required conditions and qualifications.
Selection of candidates is made through interview & trade and aptitude tests. All selected candidates are entitled to free boarding and lodging, medical facilities, uniforms, books and equipments. They are also paid a small pocket money of Rs. 200/- per month. Apart from receiving training in the vocational subjects, it is mandatory for all the trainees to learn Braille, Mobility and Home Management Skills. They can learn vocal and instrumental music as per their choice.
In Persuance of Order dated 07-09-2016 of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Persons with Disablities, the name of the Institute has been changed as