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About Us

Nethrodaya is a social service institution founded by a visually impaired in 2002, recognized by the Government of India, and awarded the “Best Institution” by the Government of Tamil Nadu. We provide exclusive training and special education to underprivileged differently-abled students from remote villages of Tamil Nadu. We also serve the visually impaired from various districts of Tamil Nadu by creating employment opportunities and providing them healthcare services completely free of cost.

Details of The Organisation:

Vision   : Creation of a suitable environment for nurturing the abilities and talents of the Visually Impaired by means of which they would be able to live their lives with a sense of dignity and self-worth as productive members of society.

Mission   : To light up the path of the Visually Impaired by enabling the fulfillment of their true potential

Motto   : Let’s Share the light

Core Values  : Empowerment is the true development for enabling the  differently abled.

Non-Discrimination Policy   : Nethrodaya does not discriminate anybody on the basis of Caste, Religion, 
Creed, Race, Colour, Gender Orientation, disability & belief.


Name of The Organisation  : Nethrodaya

Year of Establishment    : 2002

Place   : Chennai

Registered as   : Public Charitable Trust

Registered on   : 21st June 2002

Trust Registration No.   : 430/2002/4 

Rights of Persons with Disabilities  Act Regn No. : 473/2022 


Nethrodaya Higher Secondary Special School (VI & LD). Recognised by Govt of Tamil Nadu : 3357/Adm.7/2022

Niti Aayog Regn No.  : TN/ 2018/ 0218171

Permanent Account No.  : AAATN4396E


12A Certificate Unique    Registration No.  : AAATN4396EE20216

80G Certificate Unique    Registration No.  : AAATN4396EF20214

FCRA Registration No.  : 075901108 dated 13.09.2006

CSR Registration No.  : CSR00017927

Organisation Structure

Chief Functionary  : Mr. C.Govindakrishnan
                                  Founder Trustee

Board of Trustees
Managing Trustee : Mr. C. Govindakrishnan

Trustee : Mr. V. Ghanesh
Trustee : Mr. S. Sampath Kumar

Patron  : Commodore R.S. Vasan (INS Retd)

Advisory Committee  :

Mr. Dinesh M.D. Kovai Pazhamudir Nilayam,

Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pugazhendi, M.D. Hi Proteins
Mr. P.K. Vinod Kumar, M.D. Pearl Patch
Mr. Harinandan, CEO Builtech Engineers & Consultancy.
Mr. M. Karthikeyan, Director Projects – Cognizant
Mr. P. Harikumar – Former Vice President Carboline India Pvt Ltd.


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