Karna Vidya Foundation

Empowerment through Employment for Persons with Visual Impairment.

( Rehabilitation, career guidance and counseling services to persons with visual Impairments children and adults for education, livelihood opportunities.)

Karna Vidya Technology Centre

About us

Karna Vidya Technology Centre (KVTC) is a Not-for-profit Training cum Placement Centre for the visually impaired. It ceaselessly works with the motto: ”Empowerment through Employment!” It was initiated by Rotaract Club of Drishti and supported by Rotary Club of Madras Coramandal  in the year 2013.


  • The Centre is totally manned and managed by the visually impaired. There are professional trainers for specific subjects and they are monitored and led by a manager.
  • A team of advisors help the centre to execute the courses in a better pattern that suit the need of the candidates. On the whole, KVF board governs all the proceedings of the centre.

Mission and Vision

  • Providing professional training courses for securing employability skillset required to get employed in IT and other prime departments.
  • Endeavouring to build an accessible society all around the globe

Courses at a Glance

  • Career Centric Computer Trainin (CCCT) – (Vocation based)
  • Competitive Examination Preparatory Course (CEPC) – (Vocation based)
  • Computer Office Automation Training (COAT) – (Computer Literacy based)
  • Need Base Training / Work Place Sollution (NBT / WPS)


Karna Vidya Technology Centre is a primary member of DAISY Forum of India (DFI).

In order to bring in accessibility at all levels for the visually impaired, the centre is conducting Seminars, Workshops and other similar programmes. It is also involved in :

  • The conversion of both academic, non-academic and Competitive exam books into accessible DAISY (Digital Access Information System) format
  • Scanning the printed books both in English and Tamil into accessible formats and given to students for inculcating independent learning

In 2015, through the centre’s recommendation, 50 Tamil Academic books, meant for Tamil graduation studies, were converted and uploaded in BookShare Website. Those wish to possess a copy of the books check out our resources here

Placement Cell

  • Seventeen (17) Candidates got employed in New Avenues as on 07/03/2016
  • Assessment of Employability Skills set and professional Interviews are being conducted.


Karna Vidya Foundation provides many trainings to the students. Know More

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