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Punjab University installs scanners for the blind students


Punjab University (PU) has installed two scanners for the 20 blind students of the university.

The scanners will help the blind students scan books, notes, magazines and other study material.

After scanning, the notes gets stored in the students' laptop or computer in the PDF format.

The text of the PDF can then be converted into an audio book.

The university plans to develop e-library for the visually impaired students in future.

The blind students also plan to demand the university to provide bigger font size question papers and be allowed to take exams through laptop or computer.

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