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Project for Physically Challenged

Published: 02nd August 2014 07:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2014 07:49 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Utilising modern technology and instruments, the Social Justice Department is implementing a project for the differently-abled to help them gain higher education, job training and talent development, Social Justice Minister M K Muneer said in an official release.

With the assistance of most modern instruments, they will be provided the best education. A directive will be issued to make these arrangements in educational institutions, including professional colleges and universities. Digitally Accessible Information System (DAISY) and Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) can be made use of for students who are visually challenged.

The Minister said that in the policy for the differently-abled, expected to be announced by the State Govt, providing professional education with the assistance of devices in new technology would be included. A detailed report will be made after a high-level meeting of heads of Higher Education, Social Justice and Science and Technology Departments to be held next week.


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