Monday, Jun 25 2018 | Time 13:47 Hrs(IST)
image
image
  • Monsoon session to commence from July 18
  • Europe's banks, autos stocks sink as trade dispute deepens
  • Explosion rocks Muzaffarnagar: 4 killed, 3 injured
  • Monsoon rains affect life in Kolkata and major parts of Bengal
  • Governor review meetings : DMK stages walk out from TN Assembly
  • Jaitley compares Indira with Hitler, says most Editors gave in during Emergency
  • Mirwaiz, Geelani under house arrest, Malik detained in Srinagar
  • Heavy rains claim 3 lives in Mumbai, Thane
  • SF launch CASO at two places in Pulwama
  • India denies lowering export quota of essential commodities to Maldives
  • UN chief condemns explosion at election rally in Zimbabwe
  • End of driving ban in Saudi will create more opps for women: UN chief
  • Clashes in Nigeria b/w farmers and herders leave 86 dead
  • Turkey election: Erdogan wins re-election as president
  • Amit Shah lashes out at Congress for imposing Emergency in 1975
India Share

NCERT brings out books that can be read by both blind and normal students

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) The NERT has come out with books that can be read by the blind and other disabled children along with the normal children in the classroom.

‘’These books are part of efforts to have real inclusive classroom, where children can share the same space and same books, without any feeling of insecurity or discrimination,’’ Anupam Ahuja of the Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs at the NCERT told reporters here.

‘’It was high time that we moved from homogenous to heterogenous classrooms,’’ she said.

‘’Keeping a few children in separate classroom, only because they have separate traits was not proper and not the way forward,’’ Ms Ahuja said.

Each booklet has Braille and other tactile elements besides word-picture flash cards to cater to children with learning disability, Director NCERT Hrushikesh Senapaty said.

These books have been brought out under ‘Barkhaa Series, supplementary graded reading series, originally developed by the NCERT.

They were available in digital platform on the NCERT website and can be downloaded free of cost. A bar coded card of these books has also been made through which these books could be downloaded in mobile phones.
UNI AK NAZ RSA 2027
More News
Jaitley compares Indira with Hitler, says most Editors gave in during Emergency

Jaitley compares Indira with Hitler, says most Editors gave in during Emergency

25 Jun 2018 | 1:24 PM

New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) In his second piece of the three-part series on Emergency, Union Minister
and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday said the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's role
during the period could be compared with the functioning style of Germany politician Adolf Hitler.

 Sharesee more..

MONSOON SESSION OF PARLIAMENT TO BE HELD FROM JULY 18 TO AUGUST 10

25 Jun 2018 | 1:18 PM

 Sharesee more..
India denies lowering export quota of essential commodities to Maldives

India denies lowering export quota of essential commodities to Maldives

25 Jun 2018 | 12:55 PM

New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) India on Monday dismissed reports in a section of media that it has 'lowered' limits on the export of certain essential commodities such as potatoes and onions to Maldives as "misleading" and said it remains committed to "strong people to people ties" between two countries.

 Sharesee more..
Amit Shah lashes out at Congress for imposing Emergency in 1975

Amit Shah lashes out at Congress for imposing Emergency in 1975

25 Jun 2018 | 12:28 PM

New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) The BJP on Monday lashed out at the Congress for imposing Emergency in 1975
and said this was done purely for political selfishness and to continue in power.

 Sharesee more..
Sushma calls on Seychelles Prez, discusses bilateral issues

Sushma calls on Seychelles Prez, discusses bilateral issues

25 Jun 2018 | 12:02 PM

New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) India and Seychelles on Monday agreed to further expand bilateral cooperation
and give further push in ties in multiple areas, including human resource development and capacity building.

 Sharesee more..
image