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BPA’s Protest against Restrictive Scribe Policy in TET

Today many visually impaired applicants of the upcoming TET (Teachers Eligibility Test) gathered under the banner of Blind Persons’ Association near the office of the Education Minister of West Bengal at Bikash Bhavan. TET is going to be held next Sunday in West Bengal. About 22 lac candidates will appear […]


Free Eye Checkup Camp

Blind Persons Association today conducted a free eye checkup camp near Lal Bihari Shah Braille Academia at Hatipara, Mallickpur, South 24 Parganas. Eyes of around 150 patients were checked up by a team of doctors in this camp. The entire medical team came from Netra Niramay Niketan of Amtala, a […]


Seminar on Helen Keller’s 135th Birth Anniversary

Blind Persons’ Association today organised a seminar on “Helen Keller: a Retrospect” on the auspicious occasion of Helen Keller’s 135th birth anniversary at Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. The discussion was mainly divided into two topics. In the first session presided over by Dr. Tarun Das, Professor of Narasingha Datta […]


Disability Information Line by AYJNIHH

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (AYJNIHH), Eastern Regional Centre (AYJNIHH, ERC) is an apex autonomous body under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, working in the field of hearing impairment and providing manpower development, clinical services, […]


Assembly March of the Physically Handicapped

About 200 physically handicapped persons took part in the Assembly March from Subodh Mallick Square to Esplanade in the scorching sun. Some of them were practically crawling on the hot Kolkata street. They gathered under the banner of Pashchimbanga Pratibandhi Aikya Mancha, a forum of different organisations working in the […]


A Tribute to Louis Braille

On this bicentennial birth anniversary year of Monsieur Louis Braille, Blind Persons’ Association offers its deepest homage and highest tribute to the sacred memory of this great scientist and deliverer of the blind. By his epoch-making invention of the raised dot system of tactile reading and writing for the sightless […]