The National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities, is a premier Institute in the field of visual disability working under the administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. The Institute is committed to promote rights and dignity of persons with visual impairments. To achieve this laudable objective, the Institute produces trained manpower for providing quality education, vocational training and rehabilitation services to the visually impaired persons. It also undertakes research and developmental activities ensuring emergence of disability inclusive policies, programs and practices. Its R&D activities have contributed many useful tools and enabling technologies for equal participation by the visually impaired persons in different walks of life.