Hyderabad: Being visually challenged has not affected or demoralised the spirits, aspirations or determination of Nethra Vidyalaya students a wee bit. They want to succeed in life and prove to the world that they are no less than other students, who are not handicapped by any sort of physical and mental disabilities.
Overcoming challenges, harnessing potential
Harshita, a CEC second year student wants to become a journalist. She became emotional when asked how she feels at ashram. She said that her parents have abandoned her, but she feels at home in the midst of her friends and always supportive teachers in Ashram.
P Krishna Kumari, incharge, Nethra Vidyalayas, stated that many of her students went on to reach respectable positions in their chosen fields. She recalled one student Trinadh Rao, who was recruited by Technology MNC Cisco Systems recently. Students enrolled in Nethra Vidyalayas hail from both Telugu states as well as from Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam etc. The strength of Degree and Junior Colleges is 200 and that of school in Visakhapatnam is 110.'
BY Mahesh Avadhutha