Help the Blind Foundation — a not-for-profit organisation working for the educational upliftment of the visually impaired — through a rigorous selection process identified about 25 visually impaired students/scholars of University of Hyderabad (UoH) for an annual scholarship.
The Empowered Committee for Differently Abled Persons (ECDAP) at UoH had an opportunity to coordinate with the Foundation in this matter. After a due process of certificate verification and a personal interview with the students, the Foundation has selected 24 visually impaired students for scholarship, in respect of which, they deposited an amount of approximately 5,00,000/- (Rupees five lakhs only) to the University SBI account through an online transfer.
On 21 January, 2020 Vice Chancellor, Prof. Podile Appa Rao along with Sri. N. Sivaji Rao, Co-founder of Help the Blind Foundation distributed the cheques to the eligible students of at UoH in the presence of PVCs Prof. Arun Agarwal, Prof Rajashekhar Bellamkonda, Prof. R.S. Sarraju, DSW, Prof. S. Rajagopal, ECDAP Chairman, Dr. PSVS Sai Prasad, ECDAP member and also members of help the blind foundation, Mr. Vijay Chander and Mr. Adiraju Raghuram.