Welcome to Technical Training Institute of Poona Blind Men's Association

"The only think worse than being blind is having sight but no vision" - Helen Keller.

If you can read this quote you belong to the privileged section of the society because you can see. Unfortunately there are close to 15 million in India who are not so blessed. There is so much that can be done to make the lives of the differently abled easier. At TTI, we empower visually challenged to live independent lives through Assistive Technology, Various Skill based Trainings and Accessibility to education and career opportunities.

Visually challanged  girls working in office on laptop and headphone. Call centre


TTI is committed to providing skills that will help visually challenged to transform their dreams into reality. Addmissions are opened for :

  • CCAT
  • CAC
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Visually challanged student typing


Helps a blind person use assistive technology, imparts employable skills like English communication, compitative exam preparations and computer skills.

Visually challanged girls and boys using headphones


Employment opportunities which allow a visually impaired to contribute, earn a living and make a career like anyone one else.

Special Schemes

449 students from all over Maharashtra have already got assistive devices at no extra cost. We have a placement cell that works to secure employment for trained students. We also provide insurance for those pursuing courses at TTI

  • Distribution of Technology and Training Programs
  • ADIP
  • National Insurance Scheme

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About TTI

Pune Blind Men's Association's Technical Training Institute was set up in 1960 to impart vocational training and rehabilitation services to visually impaired children and adults so that they can be financially independent and be respected citizens of the society. We are also India's largest technical training institute for visually challenged persons. Laptop scheme is opened for newly addmitted students. Read More


TTI operates out of a large property in Pune with hostel facilities that can house more than 100 boys and girls. It has a modern and well managed kitchen with a dining area that can seat at least 100 students at a time. We offer free lodging, boarding, insurance and medical services to 50 girls and 100 boys every year.


TTI has a dedicated employment cell for securing opportunities for our students. In the last 2 years at least 174 students have been placed in government and non- government offices in cadres like officers, Assistant Clerks and Counter personnel.

Special Initiatives

Sensory Park : While we have received funding for the Sensory Park, need additional funds for creating the Vertical garden, Planting of Trees, Plants and drip irrigation system to complete the pending work. Read More

Our Benefactors / Top Recruiters

Accenture, Finolex, Kothari Wheels, Vodaphone .

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