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Inauguration of Braille Printer

BPA Receives Braille Printer from Oriental Insurance

Oriental Insurance Company, a Government of India undertaking, has donated a Braille printer to Blind Persons’ Association of Kolkata. The Swedish machine, purchased at a cost of Rs. 2.8 lakh, will increase the production capacity of the Braille printing facility of the organisation at Lal Bihari Shah Braille Academia. The printer […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-3 on Youtube

The third issue or puja issue of Shrutikalpa is now available as a playlist on the Shrutikalpa Channel of Youtube. We hope, now everybody will enjoy this bengali audio magazine on Youtube during the puja holidays. Listen and share with friends on social networking sites.

Sightless swimmers in the pool at the All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Sightless, 2017

Swimming Competition for the Sightless

The twelfth All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Sightless was held today at Rabindra Sarobar at the pool of Life Saving Society. This annual aquatic meet is being organized by Blind Persons’ Association since 2006. The number of participants is increasing every year. This time 178 sightless participants competed in […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-1

শ্রুতিকল্প ত্রৈমাসিক বাংলা শ্রুতি পত্রিকা প্রথম বর্ষ – প্রথম সংখ্যা : ১লা বৈশাখ, ১৪২৪ যুগ্ম সম্পাদক – সৈকত কর এবং আরিফুজ্জামান আবহ সুর – বিকাশ চক্রবর্তী, সঞ্জয় ঘোষ ও প্রদীপ সিকদার সম্পাদকীয়, পাঠ – সৈকত কর গল্প এক টুকরো আবেগ – কল্পনা মণ্ডল, পাঠ – শীলা বিশ্বাস ভয়ে – রূপায়ন […]

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Shrutikalpa

We are going to start Shrutikalpa, an online audio magazine in Bengali very soon. To be webcast twice a year, it will contain literary features like stories and poems, and articles on current problems. Anybody, sightless or sighted, may contribute to the magazine. Although it will be an audio magazine, […]

Neruda's Oda las Cosas released in Bengali Braille

Neruda’s Poems in the Hands of Bengali Visually Impaired Readers

The Embassy of Chile in India, Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi and Blind Persons’ Association jointly printed in Braille “Jinispatrer Prati”, a Bengali translation (by Shri Aparajit Chattopadhyay) of Pablo Neruda’s selected poems. The objective of the project is to give an opportunity to the visually impaired readers of South […]

A scene from play Dakghar

Beneficiaries under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme

Rabindranath Tagore’s DakGhar was staged by the sightless students and teachers of Helen Keller Smriti Vidyamandir at Viswa-Bharati (Shanti Niketan) on March 4, 2013. Blind Persons’ Association set up Helen Keller Smriti Vidyamandir in 1981 at Krishnanagar in the district of Nadia, West Bengal with a mission to spread education […]

Sightless swimmers taking part in the 11th All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind

Sightless Swimmers Compete for Prizes

The eleventh All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind was held on 6th August at Life Saving Society (Rabindra Sarobar), Kolkata. Hundred and thirty-two participants from different institutions and organisations took part in this aquatic event. There were free style and breast stroke events in two age groups for both […]

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11th ALL BENGAL SWIMMING COMPETITION FOR THE BLIND, 2016

Blind Persons’ Association is going to organise the 11th all Bengal swimming competition for the blind in association with Indian Life Saving Society. The objective of the swimming competition is to provide an opportunity to the visually challenged boys and girls to exercise their aquatic skills and to instil into […]

Release of Nazrul-Giti in Braille

Nazrul-Giti Released in Braille

Blind Persons’ Association has touched yet another milestone by embossing a complete collection of the songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam in Braille. The Braille edition was released by Shri Ramanuj Dasgupta, a renowned artist and music teacher, at Indumati Sabhagriha (Jadabpur, Kolkata) on 11th June 2016. Smt. Anasuya Mukhopadhyay, another […]