The Centre has conducted several disability researches sanctioned by the Min. of IT, ERNET and N.I.V.H (National Institute for the Visually Handicapped). Below is a list of the researches conducted till date. The reports and publications can be made available on request from the Centre.
NIVH, the nodal agency working under Ministry of social justice and empowerment, Govt. of India, undertook an empirical study to understand the `Nature and Scope of services for the visually impaired’ in India and entrusted the Research wing of `NAB Centre for Blind Women, Delhi’ for collecting and compiling the data. Information on all the services being rendered for people with visual impairment in 880 organisations across India, was collected and later formulated in the form of India’s first comprehensive e-directory and uploaded on the website of NIVH
The Centre has developed course material & syllabus on how to train children with different disabilities on IT skills with the help of aids and appliances. This been provided to master trainers dealing with children with disabilities across the country in 100 schools.
A new course curriculum in Therapeutic massages for the Visually Impaired with help from AIF has been constructed with inputs from Spa experts from ITC Hotels Delhi, Shahnaz Academy Delhi and Tsukuba University, Japan.
An employer survey study undertaken by AIF in 2014 in partnership with NAB CBW and Disability Studies to examine the key practices, operations, policies and critical success factors of employers practicing inclusive employment practices in the Indian private sector.
An industry study undertaken by AIF in partnership with NAB CBW and Disability Studies through job mapping covering targeted industries in order to gain an insight into jobs where visually impaired people get placement and also make the industry aware of an additional pool of human resource. Click here to download