The scheme was started in 1958. A residential school is being run at Panipat by this Department for blind boys and girls where the blind students in the age group of 6 to 18 years are being provided:
a) Free education up to Matric standard with facilities of boarding and lodging,
d) Books are provided free of cost.
The blind students studying in 10 + 1 and 10 +2 in other schools are also provided free residential facilities in this institute.
The institution of GIB Panipat has been upgraded to the level 10+2