Assam to provide free textbooks to students with vision disabilities
Asia-Pacific, Misc., News, November 17 2017
Assam Government would provide free textbooks to students with vision disabilities of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Tuesday.
The chief minister made the announcement while releasing a guidebook for students with vision disabilities for competitive examinations.
Sonowal said his government has taken up various programmes aimed at uplifting the lives of the 4.4 lakh persons with disabilities in Assam.
Titled ‘An Approach to Competitive Examinations in Braille’, the guidebook is prepared by the State-level Advisory Committee for Students and Youth Welfare.