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0NKYQ Essay Competition20lg

Dear All, The National Association for the Blind, India established on L9th January 1952, is the single largest non-governmental voluntary organization working to alleviate the hardships of the visually impaired all over India. NAB, India is presently promoting multifarious blind welfare activities through its network in 22 State and 66 District Branches and 11 Institutions. The projects and programmes undertaken by NAB, India in the areas of Education, Rehabilitation, Employment, Computer Training, Community Based Rehabilitation, Sports & Cultural Centre for the Visually Impaired and Ageing Home for the Blind. It gives us immense pleasure to inform you all the The Asian Blind Union [ABU) is a Regional Union of World Blind Union and it organizes every year essay competitions for blind candidates in the region through its affiliates in the country. This year also, this 0NKYQ Essay Competition20lg is being organised by NationalAssociation for the Blind in India on behalf of ABU. We therefore request you to send the essays as per the following details from willing blind candidates of your organizalion/institution/university/college along with their individual details to the , following email address so as to reach us latest by August 16,2019 : National Association for the Blind, India E-mail : We give below the relevant information about the competition: 1) The participant must be Visually Impaired. 2) Essay Topics: a. Educational system and curricula prepared citizens of today and will prepare tomorrow citizens. b. Your local community, what you like and dislike? c. Digital future, imagine that everything will become digital. d. The current social, educational and independent situation of persons with visual impairment in Your countrY' 3) Instructions for Writers : - Each visually impaired participant has to write on one topic only - Number of words of the essay ranges from 500 to 800 words, - participant can write the essay in local language either in Braille or Devnagri. However, it is advisable to encourage participants to write in English' 4) personal information of the participant should be sent in the attached format along with essay before August 1,6,201,9 at E-mail ID: gducation( aJ The hard copies of Braille Essay and the Participation information form should be ,.nt on the following address, duly signed/RTl/LTl by the contestant on each page in sealed envelope addressed to The Chairman, Local Selection Committee 0NKYO EssaY ComPetitio n 2019 National Association for the Blind, India ItlL2, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Worli Seaface, Mumbai - 400 030 b)pDF/lpEG file of text version of the essay with Participation information form may also be forwarded to the email id.: with the subject line 0NKYO Braille Essay competitio n 20L9. This is not a compulsory condition. However, one may send the same if He/She has access to the technology' 5) Cash Prizes : - First prize is $1000 - Second prize is $500 for one winner of the group below age25 and one winner of the group above age25. - Third prize is $200 for two winners below age 25 and two winners above age 25' .

Event Starts: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:16
Event Ends: 
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 11:16
Event Location: 
National Association for the Blind, India
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Contact E-mail: 
Contact Phone: 
011-24935365, 24935370
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:15 to Friday, August 16, 2019 - 11:15
National Association for the Blind, India 11/12, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Worli Seaface, Mumbai - 400 030

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