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Braving all odds, this 25-year-old has been fighting for the visually impaired and downtrodden right from his school days

Saif Ahmad Khan, the founder of the NGO, Save the Quest says that only aim is to lend a helping hand

Published on 30th October 2017
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Blind Poets Society: How this Braille Poetry Magazine in Bengal has been inspiring the visually impaired for two decades

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika is a West Bengal-based annual publication that was first published in 1999

Published on 19th July 2018
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This IIT Delhi researcher just created a phone-based device that can help blind kids 'feel' maps and pictures

It assists the visually impaired in cognition development by sensitizing them about things in their environment so that their inclusion in the education and employment ecosystem is sped up

Published on 23rd July 2018
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This Chennai group helps the visually impaired with anything from jobs to arranging scribes

S N Barath and his team of volunteers have been working on a new project creating a Digital Audio Library for visually challenged students

Published on 25th August 2018
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With the XL Cinema app, the blind can now 'watch' Indian movies with audio descriptions

Visually impaired people can now experience movies like never before, courtesy this app that provides detailed audio descriptions of what's going on between dialogues

Published on 19th September 2018
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Mumbai engineering college team win Smart India Hackathon for coal mine mapping project

The Smart India Hackathon 2019 was held at the IIT Kanpur from July 8 to 12 and the results were announced on Friday night

Published on 13th July 2019
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Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

 Vaishak J P, popularly known as The Trek Guy shares some of his experiences of guiding the visually impaired through trekking paths

Published on 20th August 2019
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This Gujarat professor's innovative model can convert Hindi, English or Gujarati text to Braille

Nikisha's model has received acclamation from the students who affirm that the invention will be very helpful for them

Published on 16th September 2019
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The Coding Ninjas story: Why this EdTech start-up wants you to pay their fee only after you land a great job

We spoke to Coding Ninjas Co-Founder and CEO Ankush Singla to find out more about the evolving ed-tech sector and how coding is something that everyone wishes to learn

Published on 19th October 2019
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These three engineers' platform can help the specially-abled and LGBTQ community get employment

The trio emerged as the grand prize winner of the Launchpad Global Start-up Business Plan Competition 'Ground Reality' held at BITS Pilani in Hyderabad. Around 300 start-ups had participated 

Published on 26th February 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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YouTube, screen readers and Kannada literature: How Meghana, a visually challenged prodigy, cracked UPSC and KAS in the same year 

While most of the students say it is difficult to crack UPSC, for Meghana it was a part of her life. This girl who lost her vision set her standards high by cracking UPSC in the second attempt

Published on 13th August 2020
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Karnataka HC gives an extra hour of time, mandatory scribe to visually impaired candidates writing KPSC exams

This petition filed by the National Federation of the Blind against the KPSC was heard by the High Court bench consisting of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Ashok S Kinagi

Published on 20th August 2020
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KPSC texts all visually impaired candidates to find out if they need a scribe, after Karnataka HC order 

They have also said that they will accept a disability certificate authorised by any competent medical authority and not insist on it coming from their pre-approved centres 

Published on 22nd August 2020
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Why Mitra Jyothi's founder Madhu Singhal's story can inspire the young to see those who cannot see

From a talking book library to a Braille transcription centre, Madhu Singhal's organisation, Mitra Jyothi, empowers the visually impaired children, women and youngsters through education 

Published on 23rd August 2020

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