Donation of GDRL by Pakistan Disabled Foundation to the Distance Resource Library of Karachi University
The Resourceful donation of Global Digital Library by Pakistan Disabled Foundation to the Distance resource Library of Karachi University
Together with Demonstration of IT Software for the Blind Develop by the Research Student of Jinnah University for Women Karachi,
As Follow up/Feed Back of the First National Conference of IT under Pakistan Disabled Foundation,
Panel Discussion to Observe Birth Anniversary of Louis Braille Graced By the Minister of Special Education Janab Zulfiqar Behan as the Chief Guest
To observe the above mentioned events a comprehensive program was held in the Auditorium of Resource learning library of Karachi University on Wednesday 25th January 2017 under the Pakistan Disabled Foundation (PDF) upon the request of senior Educationalist and Director of the Said library Dr. Shagufta Shehzadi. The Global Digital Library comprise of millions of pages with regards to academic, administrative and legislative information regarding, special education and field of disability was donated to the Distance learning library of Karachi University for the facilitation of Special Education and disability issues with special reference to advocacy for rights and privileges of Disabled Community.
A part from the donation of Digital library Dr. Shahab Siddiqui, Dean Faculty of sciences and Chairman Department of Computer Science of Jinnah University for women Karachi together with research students demonstrated two soft wares for the blind developed as a result the feed back of the national conference of PDF the sofwares are i.e. Pakistani Currency Reader and English to Urdu Dictionary for the blind.
During the program under the moderation of PDF Chairman Mr. Shahid Ahmed Memon, a panel discussion was also arranged to highlight the utility and importance of the invention of Louis Braille and of the personality of him self. Amongst others Mr. Saleem Qasim General Secretary PAB Karachi, Dr. Nadeem Siddiqui President Shah Education Welfare and others were the panelist.
Mr. Minister Zulfiqar Behan of Special Education Sindh in his speech highly appreciated the efforts and Contribution of Pakistan Disabled Foundation towards the promotion of Special Education and Welfare services of Disabled Community, The minister also assure fullest cooperation and coordination from the Sindh government including arrangement of meeting with Chief Minister.