EVENTS WISE PICTURES AND DESCRIPTION
Principal Sh. J S Jayara.
PUNJAB ELECTIONS – PRINTING OF BALLOT PAPERS IN PUNJABI BRAILLE
Like previous Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections, we received order from Electoral Officer, Punjab to prepare Ballot Papers & Numeric Signages for Bye-Elections of 04-Jalandhar Constituency. The Ballot Papers for total 1972 polling stations were prepared as per the instructions/guidelines of Election Commission of India and our staff Sh. Vishaw Jit incharge of Braille Press and Office Assistant Sh. Pankaj Sharma worked day/night to complete the entire job in time. The allied staff Shri Durga Bahadur, Sh. Tilak Raj and Sh. Vijay Kumar also act as helpers. Final proof reading was done under the supervision of Principal Shri J S Jayara. The Packets of Ballot Papers were delivered in a sealed trunk to the Labour Commissioner Jalandhar, on behalf of the Returning Officer Jaladhar Punjab. The Management of the Society / Institute congratulated the entire team.
REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS – 2023
Every year on January 26, India celebrates Republic Day with full fervour and great enthusiasm. It is the day when the Constitution of India came into effect in 1950, and turning the country into an independent republic. It marks the transition of India from a British empire to an Independent republic.
On this day, the people of India not only celebrate and honour the achievements of the nation, but they also pay tribute to the people who sacrificed their lives for the independence of the country.
The visually challenged students of Institute for the Blind, Staff & Management also celebrated the day with full enthusiasm. The National Flag was unfurled by the Sr. Vice-President in presence of all the guests & students. Principal Sh. J S Jayara addressed the students and tell them about the importance of the Day. After the National Anthem, students sang patriotic songs and enjoyed delicious refreshment at the end.
NATIONAL VOTERS DAY
In order to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process, Government of India has decided to celebrate January 25 every year as “National Voters’ Day”. It has been started from 25 January 2011 to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India. On this Day Election Commission of Chandigarh honoured Shri J S Jayara Principal. National Voters Day was celebrated by the visually Challenged Students of the Institute for the Blind as per the guidelines by the Education Department.
ASSISTIVE DEVICES FOR THE STUDENTS
Colonel J S Bedi, Vice-President of the Society and Sh B D Sharma Secretary handing over project proposal for Grant from His Excellency Shri Banwari Lal Purohit Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & Administrator U.T. Chandigarh to purchase 50 Orbit Readers for the Senior Students of Institute for the Blind.
GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
Society for the Care of the Blind, Sector. 26 Chandigarh celebrated its Golden Jubilee by holding a cultural programme at Tagore Theatre on 30th November 2022. His Excellency Sh. Banwari Lal Purohit Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & Administrator U T Chandigarh was the Chief Guest. The Governor was very pleased with the high standards of excellence achieved over these glorious fifty years by the society, in academics and all other fields. Col J. S. Bedi expressed his gratitude on behalf of the Society to the Honourable Governor, the Dignitaries and the guests and the press who were present there on the occasion and appealed to the public in general to come forward and join hands with the Society to promote its cause towards welfare of the society in general. The students performed very well during the cultural program and a video on the Journey of the Society so far since it’s inception was also shown on the occasion. Brig K I Kumar and Principal Shri J S Jayara also blessed the students.
Indian Blind Sports Association (IBSA) Meet organized at New Delhi from 14th to 16thDecember 2022. The Institute won 6 Gold Medals, 9 Silver Medals and 14 Bronze Medals in this Meet with overall Championship in three categories. The championship is organised by (IBSA) biennially. It offers 336 prizes to be won by 550 participants from nineteen states all over the country in different categories during three days. We have seen similar results by the students of this Institute in previous such meets. We would like to congratulate the participants, their guide-runners as well as the subordinate staff, for their achievement.
JOURNEY SO FAR
Short Documentary of the Society for the Care of the Blind, Sector: 26, Chandigarh.
SECOND ALUMNI MEET
A few photographs of Golden Jubilee Celebrations by the Ex-Students of the Institute.