It is under the human resource development activity of the NIVH, a one-year B.Ed. Course in Special Education (Visual Impairment) has been offered by the Regional Centre, Chennai since 2007, with an intake of 20 students per batch. This course in special education, affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai and approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi, is offered to equip teacher-aspirants with such of those skills, techniques, and dynamics necessary for imparting education for children with visual impairment. After being graduated in this special education, the trained teachers can get employment opportunities in the field of special, integrated and inclusive education. In this process, six batches have already completed this special education and the seventh batch is undergoing training now. The total number of beneficiaries through this course is 139 so far