National Association for the Blind - Karnataka

NAB offers opportunities to anyone passionate about and committed to the cause of the visually challenged. Offering a friendly and warm environment, NAB helps candidates learn and develop varied skills sets that are relevant to helping the blind become independent in all walks of life.

If you are interested in applying for a position at NAB-K, you can send your resume to

Career opportunities for the visually challenged

There are many livelihood opportunities for the visually challenged, depending on their education levels and their social situation.

1) For those with no formal educational background, there are opportunities for self-employment in the areas of animal husbandry, petty shop ownership/ management and vegetables/seasonal crops selling, cow and sheep rearing and other local entrepreneurial opportunities, especially for those living in rural areas. For those living in urban areas with no educational qualifications, there are opportunities in manufacturing units in the areas of:

  • Packing and folding (garment/ apparel industry)
  • Aluminium deburring (die-casting industry)
  • Machine loading and assembly operations

2) For those with minimal education levels living in rural or urban areas, the following areas offer scope for employment

  • Packing and folding (garment/ apparel industry)
  • Deburring in (aluminium die-casting industry)
  • Machine loading and assembly operations

3) For those with educational qualification of PUC and above, living in rural or urban areas, there are job opportunities in banks, insurance companies and other private, publicand government entities (KPSC, Railways, Insurance, Staff Selection Commission etc) in the areas of human resource management, office administration, telephone operation, etc.