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NIEPVD a new ray of hope for visually impaired persons

By Chanchal Mukherjee
Dehradun, June 3 (UNI) The National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan) is showing a new ray of hope to visually impaired persons from across the country. Teaching them skills is not just to survive but also to make sure that the visually challenged can pursue their passion and hobbies, the Institute has become a pioneer in bringing visually handicapped persons into the mainstream.
Major Pravin Kumar, a trained army doctor, is a case in point. Alumni of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Kumar lost his eyesight in an accident in 2022, near Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Kumar, who loved to play football, was depressed and lost hope of returning to what is proverbially called a 'normal life'.
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