On January 4th 2012, a new and important milestone was reached when the Institute launched the country’s first online Braille Library. In view of its widening horizons and advances in reading technologies on 24th August, 2016, another state-of-the-art online library with a new title ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ was launched by Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Law and Justice, Information Technology, Government of India, in the gracious presence of Sh. Thawar Chand Gehlot, Hon’ble Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, Sh. Prakash Javdekar, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Sh. Krishan Pal Gujjar Hon’ble State Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and Sh. Ramdas Athawale, State Minister, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Sugamya Pustalalaya is the national combined catalogue and digital content repository of accessible books.
This project is a joint endeavor of NIEPVD, Dehradun and Daisy Forum of India. This successful joint venture has embellished and released a very important aspect of ‘Sugamya Bharat Movement’ of Government of India. This online library has facilitated access to 3,40,200 titles in accessible format to 23,445 visually impaired members. 62 libraries have also registered with Sugamya Pustakalaya for providing online access to literature.
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