The Government of India as well as the State Governments and Corporations offer a wide variety of concessions and facilities to the visually impaired and they as follows:
The government has granted a 75% concession by way of travel fare in second-class and first class rail coaches. Additionally, every blind individual is escorted in the long distance rail travel.
Railway concessions for two tiers and three tiers A.C. coach as well as for the A.C. first class coach, excluding Luxury Trains.
Concessions offered by various authorities for travel on local buses.
50% Concessions for Air Travel on domestic flights of Indian Airlines.
50% Rebate on the telephone rentals.
Time concessions offered by certain Universities in Examinations.
Various tax benefits.