Reliance Foundation Drishti has launched a Braille newspaper in Marathi on the occasion of completing 20 years. It will be India’s only fortnightly Braille newspaper in Marathi.
Produced in collaboration with the National Association for the Blind, with noted editor and writer Swagat Thorat as the paper’s Chief Editor, Drishti newspaper covers news and updates from the world of sports, business, education, current affairs and entertainment, along with features on recipes and reader contributions.
Nita Ambani, Founder-Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, said, “In the coming decades, we remain committed to doing all that we can to support our visually impaired communities to lead fuller lives of dignity and independence.
As another step in this direction, we are delighted to launch the Braille Drishti newspaper in Marathi, in addition to Hindi, to reach a wider audience and have a greater impact.”
The Hindi Braille newspaper was launched in the year 2012 by the Foundation. Set up in 2003, Reliance Foundation Drishti promotes awareness and inclusivity for the visually impaired.