Founded in 2012, Oshonic Vision For The Blind Welfare Soceity aims and aspires to reach out, inspire and provide opportunities to our visually challenged/impaired friends. All of this with the constant and fierce leadership of our founder Mr. Bhavesh Bhatia.
Welcome to Oshonic Vision’s official website!
Having lost my eyesight to retina macular degeneration in early 20s, my eyes are unable to perceive the light they bring into this world, each time one of my candles are lit up.
But that did not stop me from achieving and winning.
Mr. Bhavesh Bhatia
Founder of Oshonic Vision for the Blind
CEO of Sunrise Candles
Joint Secretary NAB Maharashtra
Director of NAB Satara
Representative of Palak Mantri’s Samaj Kalyan Samiti, Satara
Some of my and my organization’s achievements. Please click on the arrows on either side of the text to read through.
At the age of 17, I completed cycle tour from Nagpur to Nepal –Kathmandu and back with 2 sighted friends covering 5620 kms in 45 days, and this is recorded in Limca Book of World Records.
Featured on Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate Season 1 Episode 6 which was recorded at our Mahabaleshwar’s Manufacturing Unit. It was also telecast in HunarBaaz and also in Shri Amitabh Bachchan-ji’s “Zindagi Ka Safar”.
I also featured on INDIA’S GOT TALENT for an EYE DONATION CAIMPAIGN.
Received 7 National Awards including 2 President awards, IN 2014 for “BEST BLIND SELF
EMPLOYMENT” AND IN 2016 FOR “BEST EMPLOYER” (selection from 58,000 nominations in Open Category) By the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhavan New Delhi.
Received 3 International Awards, 13 State Awards & more than 250 felicitations by different organisations and institutes in India and outside India and also awarded by 4 chief ministers of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Shri. Pritviraj Chauhan, Shri. Manohar joshiji and Shri. Vilas Raoji Deshmukh.
A sports academy in the name of “Oshonic Vision for the Blind Welfare Society” and also a skill development academy where more than 30 products are being taught for manufacturing and also marketing is taught over here.
Written more than 4500 shayaris, have published 3 books on these Shayaris. I am being able to start blind orchestra at many different places for employment generation.
Also started a Wax Museum at Mahabaleshwar. It also has Well-furnished hostel, free accommodation and free 3-time meal for V.I. friends.
After ample research I have starting using bee wax which makes my candles eco-friendly and 1000’s of farmer are getting employment from gathering bees wax.