Society for Welfare of mentally retarded (SWMR), Ahmedabad, Gujarat is an organisation of parents of mentally challenged children formed in 1967, which has 50 schools working under it, with each school having 50 mentally retarded children. They, along with Blind People’s Association (BPA) organised their annual painting competition for which 2007 students participated at Onyx Hall, GMDC Gound, Ahmedabad on Sept 26, 2015. Children from Valsad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Vapi etc also participated.