From Isolation to Participation...

Dharmistha lost her vision at age 14, while studying in the 9th standard. She thought that she could not continue studying and dropped out of school.


Zest of Life for a Mentally Retarded Child...

Rahim joined our Residential Care Centre with Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardation. His recognition and language skills were quite poor.


Rehabilitation of a Cerebral Palsy child...

Kasim is a seven-year-old boy who suffers from Cerebral Palsy. Before coming to AKT, he could neither stand nor walk, and also had significant speech problems.




     About Us

Education, Training and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center for the Persons with Disabilities


Andhjan Kalyan Trust is a non-profit and non-governmental organization working for the all round development and welfare of the disabled to provide rehabilitative services to the disabled to make them socially and financially self-reliant. Andhjan Kalyan Trust was established on Dec 15, 1992. It was a joint effort among visually challenged persons of Saurashtra region in Gujarat State of India, it functions Nationally and Internationally when and where any necessity arises for the cause of the disabled. Initially, Andhjan Kalyan Trust was set up for the welfare of the blind, it felt a great need to undertake educational and rehabilitation programmes for the welfare of other categories of the disabled including Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Mentally Retarded, Orthopaedically Handicapped as well as Multi - Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy-Stricken people.

Praful Vyas (Hon. Secretary & Managing Trustee of AKTRUST), himself being blind, is highly dedicated to the cause of assisting the blind and disabled. Mr. Vyas has successfully implemented several projects that help comprehensive rehabilitation of the blind and the disabled.


The vision of Andhjan Kalyan Trust is that people with disabilities have equal opportunities leading to improved quality of life and fully participate in a society that respects their rights and dignity.


To provide Education, Training, Rehabilitative services and make socially and financially self-reliant to the persons with disabilities in the remotest area of Saurashtra Region of Gujarat State of India.

Goals & Objectives Of The Trust:

To look after the welfare of persons with disabilities.
To promote their equal participation socio-economic and general integration in the
To enable and empower such persons to live their life independently and stay within the
    fold of the family.
To help such persons cope with their problems of daily living skills and relieve family
    members of the burden of constantly looking after them.
To realize socio-economic rehabilitation of the persons with disabilities.
To provide services for their specific needs of such persons in all forms including
    shelter, cloths, aids and appliances, medicines and other material.
To prepare the community for the long-term acceptance of disabled persons and self-
    propagation of his mission/goal.
To protect the rights of the disabled and help those to get benefit there by.
To establish a relief and residential institution and provide need based services of
    education, activities of daily living skills, orientation and mobility, health care, home
    economics, vocational training, rehabilitation etc.

Andhjan Kalyan Trust registered under :

Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 ::  (No. E 2955 Dt.15/12/1992)
Persons with Disabilities Act 1995 :: (No. 22/99 Dt. 18/06/1999)
National Trust Act 1999 :: (No. 0613/CP-MR-MD/2001 Dt. 30/07/2001)
u/s 12 A of the Income Tax Act 1961 :: (No. 65-A-97/92-93 Dt. 15/01/1993
u/s 80 G of Income Tax Act 1961 :: (Valid till March 31, 2011)
Foreign Contribution Act 1976 :: (No. 042080037 Dt. 20/12/1995)
Member of Credibility Alliance as a Good Governance of Voluntary Organization :: (No. 00018GJ05)

Name & Address of Auditors :
M/S. T.R. Doshi & CO.,
RAJKOT - 360001,
Gujarat, India.

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