Genesis of the Organization

The organization came into existence on 8th of May 1996 in village Kishorprashad of Nayagarh District.

Since its inception, ISWAR has been working to empower the visually impaired differently abled and other underprivileged people of Odisha. ISWAR Supports the visually impaired, differently abled and underprivileged to keep in pace with the rest of the society by providing quality education training placement based rehabilitation and achieve personal independence.

However, the longterm focus of ISWAR is shaping an inclusive society which provides opportunities without any discrimination for the development of the visually impaired differently abled and underprivileged people. The Institute of Social Work and Research was established on 8th of May 1996 in Village Kishorprashad of Nayagarh District by the help of 22 No.s of like minded persons of village Kishor Prashad and its nearby villages. Since its inception, the organization is moving forward in protecting the best interests of the blind and other categories of persons with disabilities.

  • The Organization has shifted its office to the capital city of Odisha on 2nd of August 2003.
  • The Organization started its activities for the welfare of the blind persons.
  • The organization started recording of digital talking books for higher education of the blind students.
  • The organization continued to conduct advocacy initiatives for elimination of discriminatory practices affecting the education and employment of the persons with blindness in particular and persons with severe and multiple disabilities in general.
  • The Organization conducted various sports and cultural activities for social inclusion of the blind persons.

Our Services

Free reading and writing service to the print disabled students.
On-line coaching to the students through on-line Skype Voice Chat.

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Media Response

The General Secretary of ISWAR Mr. Sannyas Kumar Behera received Silicon Award in the year 2012 for the outstanding services rendered by him to the persons with disabilities.

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ISWAR is Registered under the Indian Societies’ Registration Act 1860.

ISWAR is Affiliated to DAISY Forum of India.

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