Thursday, September 17, 2015

AIOU sets up free ‘Accessibility Centre’ for blinds

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will set up an 'Openness Center' for blinds and other outwardly weakened understudies at its national library.

It will be free of expense course of action for everything the needed understudies. The Center will begin working inside of couple of days. AIOU being the Public Sector University considers its national obligation dealing with debilitated individuals, said Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui. The inside will be furnished with PCs, scanners, printers, distinctive programming through which outwardly weakened or blind persons could get to e-content from the web. The required understudies will have the capacity to get to HEC's computerized assets, ebooks, examination articles, diaries, proposal and course material of significant their projects with no additional charges. The University will likewise mastermind introduction and early on sessions that would advantage them for their learning and scholastic up-degree.

Dr. Shahid Siddiqui said they will address extraordinary issues of such understudies with every conceivable mean, principally through new innovation. At first, the office will be accessible here at Central Library University's fundamental Campus and later it will be reached out to local workplaces everywhere throughout the nation. The Library remains opens from 8 am to 6 pm every day aside from Sunday. It fills in as national library, as understudies from other instructive organization can likewise profit by it. As of late, the library has been loved with computerization and advanced framework for internet learning.

Dr. Siddiqui further said the AIOU is the main Public Sector University in the nation which gives specialized curriculum to debilitated and crippled individuals at graduate and post-graduate level. We give expense reduction and unique grants to handicapped understudies. An extraordinary store has made accessible in the University's yearly budget.Meanwhile, Dr. Siddiqui declared that AIOU will soon have a Cricket competition for kids having distinctive physical inabilities with a specific end goal to urge them to assume their dynamic part in social life like typical individuals. He made this declaration while tending to a prize-appropriation function here on the event of last match of a cricket competition that as played between the cricket group of AIOU and International Islamic University.