Mobile app launched to help visually-impaired
Vellor: A mobile application aimed at creating job opportunities for talented youth with visual impairment and developed by students of Vellore Institute of Technology University was launched by Dr G Viswanathan, founder and Chancellor of the premier private institute on Friday.
The mobile application – Project Envision – has been developed by student members of a club in the institute which was started only last year.
To create adequate job opportunities to the visually impaired students and also to make their life better, Enactus, an organisation, has been functioning all over the world with student chapters in colleges and higher education institutions. These chapters functioning in the universities are called Enactus Students Club. In VIT, the Enactus Students Club was started last year. Speaking at a occasion GV Selvam, Vice President of VIT, said the student members of Enactus Students Club were pioneers in the welfare of skilled visually impaired youth and that their work was worthy to be emulated and he expressed his appreciation to the students.