Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 18:
A Braille library for the visually impaired students was inaugurated at Bhima Bhoi school for the Blind in Odisha capital.
Dr. Binoy Behera, DGP (Fire Services) inaugurated the library which will benefit the students of the special school for the visually impared.
“This is a commendable initiative shown by Amway India in a very noble and spirited cause. I sincerely believe the boys of the school will benefit immensely from the facility and hope that the effort encourages other organisations to do likewise. Such a combined endeavour will be a step in the right direction towards ensuring a more level playing field between the physically challenged and those less disadvantaged,” Dr. Binoy Behera said.
The library will offer Braille versions of a variety of books, journals and CDs ranging from academic books, fiction, self-help, general knowledge for the benefit of more than 85 visually impaired students who otherwise have limited access to books. The Library is also equipped with computers that will enable students to access more than 30 CDs.
For this, Amway India has partnered with Turnstone Global to set up the library.
Among others, Snehamayee Senapati, Deputy Director, Directorate of Secondary Education, GC Patro, Principal, Bhima Bhoi School for the Blind, Sumit Dasgupta, Turnstone Global and Rana Pratap Pradhan, Cluster Operations Manager, Odisha Amway India were present.