Free textbooks for the blind students in Assam
The government of Assam has decided to give free textbooks to blind students of the state.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced it during the release of a guidebook for the blind students for competitive exams.
The guidebook is named 'An Approach to Competitive Examinations in Braille'. It is prepared by the state-level officials for the welfare of blind students and the youth.
Sarbananda Sonowal said that the state government has taken up many programmes to improve the lives of the 4.4 lakh disabled people in Assam.