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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night by James L Roberts

After CliffsNotes on Macbeth, we are proud to release in Braille CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night By James L Roberts. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is studied in most colleges in India and the sub-continent. Consisting of scenewise summary and commentary and character analysis, this is a comprehensive guide to students of […]

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Fifth Braille Poetry Festival of the Blind Poets

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika (SDBP), a Braille magazine published since 1992 by Shri Satyajith Mandal is going to organize the first phase of the fifth Sparshanandan Braille Poetry Festival of the Blind Poets on 20thand 21st January, 2017 in the Poetry Village (Rabindra Sadan – Nandan campus) in Paschimbanga Bangla […]

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 […]

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Life Science in Bengali Braille for Competitive Exams

We frequently receive requests for embossing in Braille books for competitive exams. This time we have brought out a one-volume book “Jibanbijnan” (life science), an adaptation or extract from Chapter 8 of the voluminous Railway Recruitment Challenger published by Chaya Prakashani of Kolkata under the series Chaya Career Books. This […]

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Banpalashir Padabali by Ramapada Choudhury in Audio

We find it a great pleasure to announce the recording of Banpalashir Padabali by Ramapada Choudhury (born on December 28, 1922) in the form of audio book. This novel has a multifaceted story centring round the return and departure of Girija Prasad. It presents the timeless stillness of the rural […]

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Swavlamban, Health Insurance Scheme for Persons with Disability

A Health insurance Scheme for Persons with Disabilities was launched by The New India Assurance Company limited, in Association with Ministry Of Social Justice, Dept of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on 2nd October 2015. Persons with blindness, low vision, leprosy-cured, hearing impairment, loco-motor disability, Mental-Retardation and mental illness may […]

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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Sherlock Holmes in Braille

We are proud to announce the embossing in Braille of “A Study in Scarlet”, one of the four Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930). This was the first Sherlock Holmes story by Conan Doyle in 1886. The author initially could not find a publisher for […]

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Free Coaching for Sightless Candidates of Recruitment Exams

NIP, an organisation working for the welfare of the blind, is going to start a free coaching programme in collaboration with the Government of West Bengal for sightless candidates of various public examinations. They will provide study materials in large print and recorded form. They are also planning to provide […]

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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 […]