Objectives

To admit in the Home boys and girls who are partially or totally blind...

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Achievements

The school has secured a place in Guinness world records...

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Chairman's Message

Mr. Abhijit Pawar

It is essential for every development...

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The Poona School and Home for the Blind Trust

The Poona School and Home for the Blind has been a pioneer institution in Pune. This eight decade old institution was started by Dr.S.R.Machave, a practicing eye specialist himself, working specifically for the cause of blinds. It had a humble beginning in 1934 in rented premises at Somwar Peth, Pune. The school for boys was later shifted to the campus in Koregaon park, and it has come a long way since then.
40 years after the inception of school, a separate school for blind girls came into existence in 1974. Soon thereafter, a vocation training centre for girls was established, in order to make them self sufficient in outside world. They were trained for self-employment and rehabilitation.

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