Haryana government to start a college for the deaf
The Haryana government has announced that it will start a college for the hearing impaired at Karnal.
This will be the first deaf college to be set up in north India.
This will give relief to more than 3,000 hearing impaired students in the state.
The idea is to provide equal educational opportunity.
The government also plans to set up an institute of skill development to give job opportunities for people with disabilities.
Such students will be also given internship for upto three months and a monthly financial help of Rs 2,000.