Bhubaneswar: The State department of social security and empowerment of people with disability(SSEPD) has set up a computerised modeern braille machines for production of textbooks for blind students. The German manufactured machine, which cost about 1.18 crore, will be installed by Red Cross Braille Press at Berhampur. This is the only Braille textbooks production house in the state and this will enhance the quality and quantity of textbooks used by visually impaired students reading in special schools and general institutions.
The new machine, which would be installed in early September next month, would take up production of textbooks for higher
secondary level, as well as master pieces of Odia literature in future.