Sugamya Pustakalaya launched for persons with disabilities
The department of empowerment of persons with disabilities, DEPwD, has launched 'Sugamya Pustakalaya'. This is an online library for persons with print disabilities and is under the Accessible India Campaign.
The online library has been created with the National Institute of Visually Handicapped, member organizations of Daisy Forum of India, Bookshare and supported by TCS Access.
There are over 52 lakh people who are visually impaired in India and the online library will word towards collecting accessible materials from all over the country in a single online library system.
Users will be able to get books anywhere in the country at a single location. It will work in partnership with international agencies like 'Bookshare' and 'Accessible Books Consortium' to make accessible books from all over the world available to people in India.
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