KMV creates awareness programs for visually impaired people
College is committed to help all individuals
Jalandhar: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya have created awareness program amongst the student and encouraged them to act as donors (writers) for visually impaired people during their exams and other such requirements. This initiative was taken by NSS department of KMV in collaboration with Department of Political Science under Social Outreach Program.
KMV Principal (Prof.) Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi apprised about the importance of Braille language and averred that KMV is committed to help all individuals who are experiencing vision loss, through a comprehensive social outreach program. This includes presentations and educational events targeted to specific group, setting up of academic library services & a resource cell containing e-books from Daisy Forum of India, New Delhi has also been opened to cater to the needs of the visually impaired. KMV has also signed various MOUs with various blind associations and recently KMV is working with Louis Braille Welfare Association, Bashirpura, Jalandhar. In future college is also working to introduce “Talking Book Library” and availability of software known as JAWS i.e. (job access with speech). This initiative of empathy is not the first one in fact, such endeavors are routine and consistent effort of KMV. KMV in collaboration with Civil Hospital, Jalandhar Ophthalmology department have undertaken cataract operations of the mentally challenged inmates of Pinglaghar.
Principal congratulated the organizers Mrs. Ashima Sahni, Mrs. Harpreet Kaur, Dr. Iqbal Singh and Ms. Priya Ralhan for this great initiative.