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NISH is now on par with global standards: Minister K K Shailaja

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (UNI) The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) here, which focuses on education, treatment and skills for the differently abled, has now risen to world standards, said the state Minister for Health, Social Justice and Woman and Child Development, K K Shailaja.
The minister was speaking after inaugurating online the first audio-visual studio in the state for the differently abled set up by NISH.
NISH has developed many of its facets. NISH's growth is in tandem with the programmes of the Social Justice department. The audio-visual studio will be an asset for the development of the differently abled. NISH is starting Kerala’s first graduate course in Occupational Therapy (OT), to meet the increasing demand for professionally trained Occupational Therapists in the healthcare sector in the state and outside, she pointed out.
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