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Wednesday, August 04, 2010 05:59:09 PM, UNI
Chandigarh: A modern 'Talking Library' will be set up at the Helen Keller Visually Handicapped School in Sirsa by the National Institute of Visually Handicapped, Dehradun.
Stating this here today, an official spokesman said the Talking Library would be equipped with all the modern equipment and the children would be narrated the stories on the lives of the great personalities through these equipment.
He said the new session of the school was inaugurated today by Sirsa Deputy Commissioner C J Rajnikanthan. The file making and plate making works of the school were also inaugurated today. The articles made in the school would be supplied to the local market and also to other schools for generating revenue for the school so as to provide better facilities to the children.
He said in the first session of the school, 20 children had been enrolled. Out of them, 11 children had been provided with the facility of lodging in the school hostel.
The local children who were living in nearby areas would be provided with the pick-up and dropping facility in an air-conditioned vehicle.
The children would also be provided free meals in the school. He said the donations from philanthropists and grants from the government would be availed to run the institute.
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