The Blind People’s Association is a major voluntary organization, recognized as a public charitable trust and society working for comprehensive rehabilitation of persons with visual, physical and mental impairment. In its 50 years of existence, the B. P. A. has carved out a name for itself as an agency which is credible, legitimate and totally transparent in its working. The B. P. A. also works for prevention of blindness and disability, the relief of the aged and the people who are in the danger of becoming disabled due to natural calamities or accidents.
SPANDAN is a local NGO constituted by a group of medical personnel under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Gyaneshwar Rao. This NGO aims at providing various social developmental services. Both B. P. A. and SPANDAN have come together as Kachchh Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center – KCRC. At present the organization is providing assistive devices, ortho-prosthetic devices, physiotherapy and micro credit to earthquake affected persons with disabilities. It has been now realized that these services should be provided to all the persons with disabilities in the district of Kachchh on permanent basis.