Visually Challenged

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Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about
India

Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.
This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly
India

This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly

Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.
Now, Lego offers braille bricks for blind kids: Details here
Science

Now, Lego offers braille bricks for blind kids: Details here

In an outstanding move, the Lego Group has announced 'Lego braille bricks' - a new version of its famous construction toys.
Losing eyesight to clearing UPSC: UP man's incredible story
India

Losing eyesight to clearing UPSC: UP man's incredible story

The Union Public Services Commission examination is one of the toughest in the country, and for a visually challenged candidate, the difficulty level probably multiples manifold.
Microsoft will teach coding to visually impaired children in India
Science

Microsoft will teach coding to visually impaired children in India

Since 2017, Microsoft has been working on a way to teach visually impaired children how to code.
This IIT-Delhi team helps blind students 'see' diagrams using 3D-printing
Science

This IIT-Delhi team helps blind students 'see' diagrams using 3D-printing

We all believe in education for all, but even today, visually impaired students are not getting the education they really deserve.
Visually-challenged Soundarya Pradhan brings glory to India
Sports

Visually-challenged Soundarya Pradhan brings glory to India

India's Soundarya Pradhan won the silver medal in the World Juniors (Chess) for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Microsoft's AI app for the blind can identify Indian currency
Science

Microsoft's AI app for the blind can identify Indian currency

Microsoft research project, Seeing AI - an app designed for the blind and for people with low vision - has been upgraded and can now identify Indian currency, using Artificial Intelligence.
Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen
India

Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen

In a world lost in selfies and procrastination, it's rare to come across stories of youths that inspire action towards a more just, inclusive tomorrow. Kartik Sawhney's is one such story.

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