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.



Top Contributors

Mehran Ali

University Of Management And Technology Umt Lahore

199 Articles


171 Articles


79 Articles

M Abid Ayub

Punjab University PU Lahore

57 Articles

Jawairia Chaudary

Punjab University College Of Information Technology Lahore

56 Articles


Allama Iqbal Open University (Aiou) Islamabad

55 Articles


Share your comments questions here
  • Text

Find the best institute for yourself!

We need a few details from you to suggest you relevant institutes & create your free profile

GCU Lahore Quiz

10 Questions
Start Quiz

Most Popular Articles

Role of media in Pakistan
  • Date: 12/May/2012
  • Category: Education
14 August , Independence Day of Pakistan
  • Date: 13/Aug/2014
  • Category: Education
Best and Correct Key Book Math’s Class 9 (PTB)
  • Date: 17/Feb/2016
  • Category: Education
The Great Blessings of the Holy Month of Ramadan
  • Date: 10/Jul/2012
  • Category: Education
Major Problems Facing Pakistan Today
  • Date: 28/Oct/2014
  • Category: Education
Students' problems in Pakistan
  • Date: 15/May/2012
  • Category: Education
Allama Iqbal and Ideology of Pakistan
  • Date: 02/Nov/2015
  • Category: Education
Solutions of energy crisis in Pakistan
  • Date: 22/Jun/2012
  • Category: Education