Jormal Periwal Memorial Senior Secondary School for the Blind is an AIDED school under the Directorate of Education NCT of Delhi, affiliated to CBSE and administered by the Blind Relief Association, Delhi.
Education of the visually challenged has been the primary area of the Association’s activities ever since its inception. The mission of schooling the visually challenged commenced from a humble beginning as an informal school at Lal Kuan, Badarpur with just two boy students. It became a government-aided residential school under the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi in 1971 and got affiliated as a full-fledged Senior Secondary School to the Central Board of Secondary Education in the year 1977.
The School has made a mark for itself in the field of academics, sports and co-curricular activities. The School also boasts some of the finest facilities such as well-equipped computer labs, a well-stocked library and a large hostel.
Enrollment: There are 208 students studying from nursery to class XII in the present academic year 2013-14. Being a special school for the visually challenged students, the student teacher ratio is 8-10 students per teacher. Only 06 students are day scholars and the rest of them stay in the school hostel. Ten tiny tots between the age of 5 and 7 years are inducted in the nursery class which lays broad foundations of tactile and Braille learning and daily living skills, developing and strengthening children’s spatial movement and concept development.