Did you Know
- There are 45 million people globally who are blind
- this figure is estimated to double in the next 20 years
- Over and above this figure,there are 150 million victims of severe visual disability.
- 80% of this blindness is either preventable or curable.
- 9 out of 10 of the world’s blind live in developing countries
- In India, this happens to be 18 million blind people, over a staggering 25% of the world’s blind population