Shri H. K. Dua, MP Rajya Sabha sanctioned a grant of Rs. 25 Lakhs to the Society for the Care of the Blind out of his MPLAD Funds. This grant was utilize for upgrading latest version of computers also for buying modern assistive devices for training and use by visually handicapped children of the Institute for the Blind.
Like previous years, this year too the students have maintained the tradition of the Institute by securing 100% First Class results since the inception of the Institute. This year 14 students appeared in 12th class Board Examination and out of them 8 students secured above 80% marks and remaining 6 students also passed in 1st Division. In 10th Class Board Examination 9 students appeared and all passed in high first division.04/01/2016 to 12/31/2017
His Excellency Shri V. P. Singh Badnore, Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & Administrator U.T. Chandigarh accompanied by Shir Parimal Rai I.A.S. Adviser to U.T. Administrator, Shri Deepak Kumar Special Secretary U.T. Administration and Secretary Social Welfare paid a visit to the Institute on 14th December 2016. After briefing by the Chairman Maj Gen Rajendra Nath PVSM (Retd.), he was taken around the Braille Press, Classrooms, Computer Labs, Boys & Girls’ Hostel, Gymnasiums, Weaving Unit and the Resource Room.
We have recently introduced audio system of imparting training to the visually challenged students in which the lessons are played on the daisy players by the teacher to the entire class and explanation given to students with pauses. Students are equipped with smartphones/daisy players on which their lessons of all the subjects are downloaded. They can play these lessons at their convenience. The Governor was highly impressed by the standards achieve by the Institute in academics, sports and other fields as well as high standard of maintenance of campus.
This is what the Governor wrote in the Visitor’s Book of the Institute about his impression of the Institute “I have never seen anything so impressive. Never though a blind school can be so good. Congratulations to General Sahib and faculty and the executive.” (V. P. SINGH)12/14/2016 to 12/31/2016
Indian Blind Sports Association (IBSA) holds biennial Sports Meets in which students of our Institute participate. Last meet was held at New Delhi from 12th to 14th December 2016.
In this event students of our Institute bagged 10 Gold Medals, 13 Silver Medals and 6 Bronze Medals. It is a highly commendable performance by our students.