Online Library Access Blind Print Disabled
Having a physical disability in one’s body can get quite challenging.That is why the government started online library access blind print disabled. Blindness is one major drawback as a person tends to become half handicapped because he/she cannot see anything at all. But technology has an answer to everything and books are not far away from those who cannot see.
Sugamya Pustakalaya is the country’s first and the largest online bookstore for the blind. This library is accessible to those who have a low vision sight, those who have a print disability or for the complete blind people.
About Sugamaya Pustaklaya
This concept is a collaborative effort of various separate organizations who aim at eradicating the famine of books availability across the nation for those with a print disability. This website is an association of different departments that include the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. These two departments collaborated with a lot of members of the Daisy Forum of India and the entire website is powered by TCS and its access.
Books that are accessible at this website
This website is one step towards spreading digital awareness to those who think they are not fit to survive in this world. The users of this website will have access to over 3, 28, 900 books – of various languages, genres, and authors. You will be able to find an individual shelf of each author and language, making it very convenient for the user to choose the book desired.
On this website, all the content is available from various publications houses printing in different languages and it can be accessed in different kinds of accessible or download formats.
This website is also allowing publishers to print their books in these formats that can be available for eye challenged people across the nation. A lot of publishers have the right to work jointly with the production of books and also provide access to the books to people with print disability.
This is an amazing initiative and kudos to the entire team who has taken in efforts to make this website up and running. They have been successful to get numerous editions of books in the form of periodicals and text books. You can either choose by language, author, and book name directly. The website is also simple to use.
So, if you know anybody who would be benefited by this amazing initiative, do not hesitate to share it with them.