One of the teachers of the Poonamallee Blind School said the issue of not admitting people has been happening for about five years now.
Though all banks have been mandated to provide the visually impaired with all facilities including a debit card, they claim still being denied ATM cards.
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Jayant Mankale lost 75 per cent of his vision after suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, a group of rare genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and loss of cells in the retina.
The High Court also asked the DU to prepare the tabulated data for the two phases of the mock tests separately and listed the matter for further hearing on August 4.
The directive has been issued after taking "serious note" of the Delhi High Court order that said visually impaired people are kept outside the ambit of AAY category under NFSA.
While NAB is providing for almost 300 children in various ways free-of-cost, the staffers salaries have been slashed by half since lookdown began.
While normal walking sticks are priced at Rs 150, sticks with voice automation and vibration detecting facilities cost anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000.
Students of a premier Kolkata school for visually- impaired persons, who are presently at home due to the lockdown, are worried over ways to maintain social distancing once the institute reopens.
With schools and colleges shut due to lockdown, visually-challenged students in the State are a worried lot.
Most of the project beneficiaries are from Thiruvananthapuram followed by Kannur, Malappuram and Kasaragod.
Despite being the lone centre for providing training to use smartphones, 'Insight Project' was forced to close shop after the social justice department stopped providing funds 2 years ago.
In the model, Balaji has included normal letters along with Braille so that students with normal eyesight can also learn from it.