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ACT Fibernet inks pact with TN Govt

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: Fibre ISP (internet service provider) ACT Tuesday partnered with the to introduce digital access information system for the visually-challenged students.

According to the tie-up, digital learning technology would be made available for students of classes 11 and 12 following the system, in partnership with Karna Vidya Foundation, a press release said.

converts texts from books into computerised content that can be easily accessed by visually-impaired students. The software allows students to read full text independently and navigate between sentences, making it easier to learn the subjects.

"It is our honour that the government of Tamil Nadu has shown trust upon us and gave the opportunity to empower the visually challenged students with digital education," ACT Fibernet, CEO, said in the release.

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

ACT on the occasion also handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the following the devastation caused in the state by cyclone Gaja.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 18:35 IST