National Association of Blind, Mumbai is the main hub for printing text books for both English and Vernacular medium students from class I to XII throughout India.
Visually challenged children pursuing higher education get their reference books converted to Braille through this press
Besides academic books Braille press publishes general literature - fiction and nonfiction in five languages- Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, English and Sanskrit
Presently they have only one Braille Printing Press.
They urgently need a high speed Braille Printing Press as they print more than one crore pages in a year
Specification of Braille Press (Refer enclosed Catalogue)
Advanced Inter point Braille Printer for large volume production
Braillo 600 SR or Equivalent
Printing Speed: 600 characters per second (approx. 1800 printed pages per hour)
Prints simultaneously on both sides of paper; Built in Cutter
Total Cost of the project: $ 120,000
Time required to implement the project after finances are tied up: 6 Months approx.
Proposed mode of financing:
Primary Club (RCBP): $ 12000 TRF Match: $ 6000
District 3141 Contribution: $ 12000 TRF Match: $ 12000
International Partner Club: $ 44000 TRF Match: $ 22000
DDF of International Partner: $ 6000 TRF Match: $ $ 6000