J.L. Kaul, Secretary General-AICB, said the Confederation would give pension to few visually challenged
HYDERABAD, Mar 16 (the CONNECT) - All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB) will open its South India headquarters at Hyderabad. AICB, the 42 years old body is made up of 24 state level associations and organizations at the grass root level.
It will be formally inaugurated on March 19.
Thaneeru Sriranga Rao, Chairman, Telangana Electricity Regulatory Commission and Thakellapally Ravindar Rao, MLC, will be the guests of honour for the event.
J.L. Kaul, Secretary General-AICB, said the Confederation would give pension to few visually challenged. About the South India headquarters, he said, it will have facilities for computer training and play the role of advocacy.
The organization will bring out leisure reading material such as story books, and comics in braille in Telugu to develop reading habit, Kaul said.
The idea behind opening the new office is to provide guidance at personal and professional levels to the visually challenged, said Ponugoti Chokka Rao, Secretary-AICB.