India launches online library for persons with print disabilities

(25 August 2016) Reading has become easier for persons with print disabilities. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has recently announced Sugamaya Pustakalaya, an online library where books are made available in accessible formats for people with visual impairment and other print disabilities.

The library has over 200,000 books in diverse languages and multiple accessible formats. Created by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with member organisations of Daisy Forum of India (DFI) and powered by TCS Access, the books of the library can be accessed by print-disabled members registered with one of the member DFI organisations.

The books can be read on any device. has all the details.

The detailed announcement from the Indian Government is here.