Andhra University announces schemes for people with disabilities
The Andhra University has announced several programs for students with disabilities.
Mess charges will not be levied on students with disabilities whose parents' income is less than Rs one lakh a year.
The mess charges per student are around Rs. 2,000 per month, and this will be shared by the state government and the university.
AU has got 60 students with disabilities studying in various departments.
The university will also build ramps at all departments, offices and hostels. It is acquiring three battery-operated vehicles to help transport students to various parts of the campus.
Toilets and washrooms, especially for girl students, will also be rebuilt to make them accessible.