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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s King Lear

We are happy to release in Braille CliffsNotes on King Lear. It is studied in most universities in India. We hope, this would be a comprehensive study guide to this play by Shakespeare. Written by Sheri Metzger, it contains scenewise summary and commentaries followed by a very useful glossary for […]

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 in Braille

We are happy to present to our readers THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016 in Braille. We have added a table of contents to this Braille version using the margin texts. It will enable readers to quickly locate any chapter or section. It will give the reader a […]

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Learn Braille System

Braille is the name of the system of tactile reading and writing used by the sightless people all over the world. It is quite easy and simple. You can learn braille if you can spare some time. If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you can learn […]

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Gita Govindam in English Braille

Gita Govindam by Kavi Jayadeva in English Braille is our first release of 2017. We are also proud to announce its publication on Mon. Louis Braille’s 208th birth anniversary. Jayadeva’s Gita Govindam is one of the most popular Sanskrit works in India. Its verse and musical cadence have greatly contributed […]

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 for Download

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 has come into force with its publication by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice in the gazette on 28 December, 2016. You may download a copy of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 here in pdf format. We are […]

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Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh

Mano Majra is a small village in the Punjab border. Sikhs and Muslims for whom the deputy Magistrate and government are synonymous live here like brothers without bothering in the least for freedom and partition. A dacoity and murder in the village starts building up tension in the atmosphere. Several […]

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Padmanadir Majhi by Manik Bandyopadhyay

We are glad to present a new audio book to our listeners, Padmanadir Majhi, the landmark novel in Bengali literature, by Manik Bandyopadhyay (May 19, 1908 – December 3, 1956). Kuber, the hero of the novel, goes out fishing in the wild and restless river Padma. But he can scarcely […]

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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 […]

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Raise in Prices of BPA’s Braille Books, 10-Rupee Token Price for Students Continues

Recent rise in the cost of map litho paper has forced us to raise the catalogue price of our Braille books by 60%. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Even this catalogue price does not fully cover the cost of paper. However, in spite of paucity of funds, we shall […]

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Neruda’s Poems in Bengali Braille

The Embassy of Chile in India, Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi and Blind Persons’ Association of Kolkata are going to present “Ode to Things”, containing selected poems of the Chilean Nobel Prize Laureate Pablo Neruda), translated into Bangla by Shri Aparajit Chattopadhyay and printed for the first time in South […]

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