Published On : Thu, Oct 26th, 2017

Governor to inaugurate All India Flag Day for the Blind


Nagpur: The Governor of Maharashtra Ch Vidyasagar Rao will inaugurate the All India Flag Day for the Blind organized by the National Association for the Blind (NAB) at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai at 11.40 am on Friday, October 27, 2017. Rameshwar Kalantri, President, Gopi Mayur, General Secretary, visually impaired school children, teachers and office bearers of NAB and its Maharashtra Unit will be present on the occasion.

The Governor will also inaugurate the ‘Flag-Day Drive 2017’ and will inaugurate and release ‘SIX DOT’ short film of NAB Unit Maharashtra.

Every year the All India Flag Day for the Blind is celebrated by the NAB throughout the country in collaboration with its 22 State Branches and affiliated institutions to raise funds. The Flag Fund is utilized to finance various activities of the Association aimed at prevention of blindness and rehabilitation and reintegration of the blind by offering specialized programmes to blind persons including blind women, aging blinds, children, and blind persons from rural areas. (Contact person: Gopi Mayur, Secretary, National Association for the Blind, 0253-2318063, 9822027002).