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Supreme Court seeks solution for visually impaired from Delhi University

May 30, 2013 15:29 IST

    Delhi university was asked by the supreme court to provide steps taken for improving status of visually impaired applicants in their new four year program. Delhi university in its new form added a four year program that comprises of various courses where visually impaired candidates are exempted to apply. Considering this as discrimination, NGO Sambhavna has filed an application in support of the petitioners to take action against it.

    At a meeting of Academic Council, a new undergraduate program was introduced includes a bunch of 11 courses and Executive Council has approved it although the visually impaired are not considered for the same. Owing to the reason that they were not liable to study maths and science in class VII and after class X in major cases.
    It is said that after implementing this program, visually impaired students would be unable to crack the foundation course, available in the starting year, as it contains Building Mathematical Ability and science and life.
    Supreme court commended the Delhi University to submit the list of steps that have taken to deal with the complaints of visually disabled. Many visually disable students sought admission in the Delhi University, however failed to get due to discrimination.

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