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ACT Fibernet, Tamil Nadu to empower visually challenged students

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Internet service provider on Tuesday joined hands with government to introduce Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) for the visually impaired of Class 11 and 12, the company said.

The will be made available to of Class 11 and 12 across State and CBSE boards in partnership with Karna Vidya Foundation, and intends to empower and enable them to overcome challenges through

"In today's world, it is important for every child to have access to digital to make the best use of opportunities that the modern economy offers. We are deeply committed to provide the same in every possible manner," Bala Malladi, CEO, said in a statement.

"This modern method of will certainly help our students to enhance their knowledge and give them the courage to explore new opportunities."

is a globally recognized format that converts text from regular books into computerized content which can be easily accessed by the visually impaired students.

It allows students to read full text independently, effortlessly navigate between sentences, thereby making it easy for the students to learn the subject more efficiently.

"We are extremely happy to bring advanced to our visually challenged students," said Chief Minister

"This will certainly enable them to study effortlessly, nourish their knowledge, help them keep pace with the present-day advancement and overall make them self-reliable," he added.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 18:22 IST
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