Ashram for the blind opens computer centre

The blind society — which runs an ashram for visually challenged children — started a computer centre on Thursday.

Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: May 31, 2013 3:42 am

The blind society — which runs an ashram for visually challenged children — started a computer centre on Thursday. The ashram,located on Gill Road,received four computers from astrologer Vinay Khurana,who made the donations in the memory of his late mother.

Gurpreet Singh Machiwara,president of the society,said: “All kids who want to pursue higher education stay in our ashram where we have hostel facility.”

The computer centre was inaugurated by Manjit Singh Bassi,joint commissioner (technical) – municipal corporation. Gurpreet Singh said that the visually impaired students have already been trained in computers and will now impart basic training to other inmates of the ashram.

More than 15 students,studying in various city colleges,live in the ashram.

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