BRC (Braille Resource Centre)

The Central University of Karnataka has set up a Braille Resource Centre in Central Library CUK and inaugurated by Prof. N.R. Shetty, Hon’ble Chancellor of CUK on 28.10.2018. At present this centre has basic facility to serve the needy with ambition of having the best assistive technologies available for its visually challenged students with disability such as blindness and low vision studying in its post-graduate departments and to serve the student community in this Hyderabad Karnataka Region. The University intends to reach out to its visually impaired students in order to facilitate their process of pursuing higher education and enter the mainstream of society with self-confidence and dignity. The Centre further proposes to perpetuate the immense possibilities of employment for these students and to make them add to the work force and contribute to nation-building.


Future plan of action to establish Career Counselling / Job Placement Unit: This unit is for providing information on different opportunities that can be pursued by visually challenged students in order to improve their skill and hence employability, based on their aptitude and qualifications.
The Centre has plan in work with NGO, ENABLE INDIA in collaboration to organise a series of program on continuous basis. The thrust of these of programs is in the form of job profiling, computer and employability training, career workshops to create awareness on job market based on the need of the corporate industry, contact classes and finally placement services etc. This is a unique partnership model, where the educational institution, the NGO and the corporate sector will come together. Library has conducted several workshops for Blind Students
Reading without seeing for Visually Impaired in collaboration with Enable India, Bangalore
One Day Awareness Programme for the Visually Challenged Individuals of Kalyana Karnataka Region with collaboration with National Federation of Blind (NFB), Blind.

BRC Tools @ CUK Library

Braille Printer, Braille Scanner, NVDA Screen Reader Software

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