Audiobook for visually-impaired children

Honouring ­children who won the National Bravery Awards on the Republic Day, Nupur Sandhu, a ­member of Rotary Club of Jammu Elite, RI ­District 3070, has ­dedicated an audio book, Bharat ke ­bahadur bache (brave children of India). Supported by RCs Indore Marshals and Sagar ­Phoenix of RID 3040, and RC ­Randolph ­Metrocom, USA, this book was released at the Jaipur ­Literature Festival 2019 and it will be of great help for the ­visually-challenged ­children. It was widely appreciated by the National Association for the Blind.

Nupur Sandhu (second from right) with children at the National Blind School.
Nupur Sandhu (second from right) with children at the National Blind School.

The stories have been narrated in Hindi by ­Nishant Vikram, an RJ of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM and the book has been uploaded on the DAISY portal, meant for the ­visually-impaired, ­illiterate and those who cannot read due to old-age or other disability.

It is soon to be adapted in English and Tamil, says Nupur.

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