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  • 32-year-old Akshaya Panda is a visually impaired person from Berhampur, Odisha. He completed his Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Following...

  • Vidyasagar is a 21-year-old visually impaired resident of Satna, Madhya Pradesh. Born blind into a financially poor family, sending him to the National Association for the Blind in Madhya Pradesh...

  • Chandrakanta Kumari is a 24-year-old resident of Gaya, Bihar. While studying in Class 5, she was diagnosed with a retina issue which caused her vision to gradually deteriorate. But she was educated in a mainstream school despite her vision impairment. Chandrakanta belongs to an economically weak family and her two brothers are also visually impaired.

    After her schooling, she went on to...

  • Salman Shaikh is a 27-year-old living in the Dahisar suburb of Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was studying in a mainstream school but when he reached Class 10, Salman’s vision started to deteriorate due to...

  • Shahid Dar, a 22-year-old resident of Bandipore district in Jammu and Kashmir, was born with an eye disorder called Nystagmus affecting his vision up to 30%. Three years later, he met with an accident that...

  • Vishal Deshmukh is a 39-year-old visually impaired person who lives in Nashik, Maharashtra. He had lost his vision during his last year of graduation due to Retinal detachment. He wasn’t able to cope with the sudden loss of sight and had to ultimately drop out of college. After a span of two years, he decided to search for employment opportunities rather than sit idle at home. With the help of...

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     20-year-old Pramod Kumar is in his final year of graduation. As   someone who was born blind, Pramod went through his fair share   of struggles, especially to pursue education. His two...

  • Chandrakanta Kumari is a 24-year-old resident of Gaya, Bihar. While studying in Class 5, she was diagnosed with a retina issue which caused her vision to gradually deteriorate. But she was educated in a mainstream school despite her vision impairment. Chandrakanta belongs to an economically weak family and her two brothers are also visually impaired.

    After her schooling, she went on to...

  • Sayaji Waghmare is a 29-year-old visually impaired resident of Nanded, Maharashtra. At 6 years of age, he suffered from a severe fever which resulted in complete sight loss. His parents sought medical help but his vision loss was irreversible....

  • 21-year-old Santosh Kumar is a resident of Begusarai, Bihar. In 2011, he was injured in a bomb blast that occurred within his locality thereby losing his eyesight and fingers of his right hand. He was taken to the AIIMS hospital in Delhi where he...

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