AIOU to establish centers for visually impaired students


ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will begin e-learning Accessibility Centers' for visually impaired students at 44 of the varsities territorial workplaces within a month.

The AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui said that after an effective pilot venture in the college's principle grounds, we will set up availability focuses at our provincial workplaces as quickly as time permits.

As per an official statement, the first of the accessibility centres was introduced in Multan, which will oblige students from South Punjab. While introducing the main openness focus in a territorial office, Dr Siddiqui said the focuses will take care of the necessities of minimized sections of society. The VC said AIOU is as of now furnishing outwardly debilitated students with free training, grants, books and other learning materials.

All accessibility centres will be furnished with PCs, scanners, printers and programming through which outwardly impeded students can get to content on the web.

It was additionally chosen to set up an all-around prepared library at each of AIOU's workplaces. A territorial bookkeeper's coordination office has additionally been built up at the principle grounds for organizing and checking libraries and openness focuses the nation over.

The greater part of the libraries will be open the entire week and will give scholastic backing to AIOU students and additionally students from other instructive foundations. Every one of the libraries will be connected with the focal library in Islamabad, which will be furnished with more than 4,000 advanced examination assets.

The official statement cited the varsity's bad habit executive as saying that extraordinary center will be given to creating libraries for exploration purposes and bringing the college's learning principles at standard with worldwide measures. An instructional course for custodians will likewise be held one month from now.

The VC likewise said that filtered duplicated of reading material will likewise be made accessible on the web for the advantage of the varsity's 1.3 million students the nation over.

 

 

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