Visually disabled struggling with new currency notes (The Free Press Journal, Apr 21 2017, Page2)


Visually disabled struggling with new currency notes
PTI
The Free Press Journal
Apr 21 2017

MUMBAI: Visually disabled persons, those suffering from various degrees of blindness, are finding the new currency notes “unfriendly”, because they are difficult to recognise by touch. Lack of adequate embossing or engraving on the new Rs 500 and Rs…read more…

Author: Deepa Palaniappan

Disability Inclusive Development practitioner (Bihar State Rural Livelihoods Mission, BRLPS India), passionate about strengthening data archiving/documentation capabilities of Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs) and community based initiatives.

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