PG Department of Computer Science, in collaboration with Saksham NGO organised a one-day sensitisation workshop with the objective of bringing people with disabilities into the mainstream of our nation.
The workshop emphasised on sensitisation and awareness among people with regard to the capacity building of people with disabilities. The workshop highlighted how visually impaired people perform their routine activities with efficacy.
Miss Deepika Sood secretary of Saksham Disability NGO presided over as the chief guest. Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Head of the Department Dr. Nischay Behl, Prof. Monika Chopra, IT Forum President Ms. Ritika Sobti, and Event In Charge Dr. Leekha Jindal extended a floral welcome to the chief guest.
In his address, the principal emphasised the importance of empathy and the socially inclusive development of all. He emphasised the importance of such interactive workshops for the students to develop empathy and awareness towards disability and to promote the values of care, support and mindfulness among the students.
Miss Deepika Sood shed light on the empowerment of differently abled people with digital technology such as screen reader software that facilitates in speaking and writing different languages.
She also introduced students with various indoor and outdoor games for the specially abled people such as Ludo, thread in needle, currency reorganisation, Reading and writing from computer, Football, Cricket and so on.
The event was made glorious by the gracious presence of Faculty members of Computer Science Prof. Vishal Sharma, Prof. Amit Sharma, Dr. Kawaljeet, Dr Rajeev Puri and other faculty members attended this event along with non-teaching faculty members and students who participated in this event.