NAB Membership

Membership of NAB (India) is granted to Individuals, Institutions and Corporate, subject to approval of the Executive Council (EC) of the Association.

The Executive Council of NAB, India reserves the right (under clause of the Constitution of NAB, India) to:

  1. Alter Membership Fee.

  2. Reject any application for membership, without assigning any reason.

  3. Expel any member who they feel is unworthy of continuing as a member of the Association, however, not before affording the member opportunity to explain why he/she should not be expelled.

Membership of NAB (India) is not a prerequisite for any blind person to receiving services of the Association. Further, no criteria such as membership etc. have been laid down for those who wish to volunteer their services for the Association.

Types of Membership:

  • Individual Life.
  • Individual Ordinary.
  • Institutional.
  • Corporate.

Admission Criteria

Individual (Ordinary/Life) Membership

Applicant should be:

  1. Above 18 years of age.

  2. Interested in rehabilitation and welfare of the visually impaired.

Admission Fee

  1. Individual Ordinary Membership: Admission Fee Rs.50/- + Annual Subscription Rs.100/- (to be remitted each year on the 1st of April.

  2. Individual Life Membership: Admission Fee Rs.50/- + Subscription Rs.500/- – Totaling to One-time Payment of Rs.550/-

Institutional Membership

  1. Registered organization of/for the blind having an established place of activities in India for the welfare of the blind.

  2. Organization should have worked for wellbeing of the blind and/or blindness prevention/cure, at least for one year prior to applying for membership of NAB (India).

Admission Fee – Rs.250/- + Annual Subscription – Rs.500/- (to be remitted each year on the 1st of April).

Corporate Membership

Any Business Entity interested in empowering the blind.

Admission Fee – Rs.2,500/- + One-time contribution of 2,50,000/-

Eligibility Criteria for Casting Votes at / Contesting the quadrennial “Elections of Office Bearers and other Members of the Executive Council.”

Membership Category Casting Votes Contesting Elections
Individual Life /Ordinary Members other than NAB Employees Eligible Eligible
Employees of NAB (India) who are Individual Life /Ordinary Members Eligible Not Eligible
Institutional Eligible Not Eligible
Corporate Eligible Not Eligible

Download Membership Form

Download Membership Questionnaire (Individual Membership)

Download Membership Questionnaire (Institutional / Corporate Membership)