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Blind swimmers active at the pool

13th All Bengal Swimming Competition for the Blind 2018

Blind Persons’ Association successfully completed its 13th All Bengal swimming competition for the blind in collaboration with Life Saving Society at Rabindra Sarobar in Kolkata today. More than 180 blind swimmers from different institutions and organisations all over West Bengal took part in today’s aquatic challenge. The participants, divided in […]

Reading of two dialogues with Helen Keller

Documentary on Blind Persons’ Association

A documentary on Blind Persons’ Association was released today on the occasion of Helen Keller’s 138th birth anniversary at the auditorium of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers at Jadabpur, Kolkata. This documentary focuses on the activities of the organisation over decades for the welfare of the blind people in West […]

Paper Coming out of Braille Printer

ONGC Extends Support to Production of Braille Books

Blind Persons’ Association has received a high quality Braille printer from Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Kolkata for its Braille printing facility. This printer was formally handed over today by Shri Hemant Kumar Sethi, the General Manager of ONGC at a function at the premises of the Braille press at […]

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Shrutikalpa 1-4

শ্রুতিকল্প ত্রৈমাসিক বাংলা শ্রুতি পত্রিকা প্রথম বর্ষ – চতুর্থ সংখ্যা : ১লা মাঘ, ১৪২৪ যুগ্ম সম্পাদক – সৈকত কর এবং আরিফুজ্জামান আবহ সুর – বিকাশ চক্রবর্তী, সঞ্জয় ঘোষ ও প্রদীপ সিকদার সম্পাদকীয়, পাঠ জপমালা হালদার গল্প ত্রাণকর্তা – সুপ্রিয়া মজুমদার, পাঠ সুপ্রিয়া মজুমদার তেঁতুলতলার ভুত – মঞ্জু চক্রবর্তী, পাঠ শীলা […]

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 […]

Image of several audio books

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 […]

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 […]