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Samay Sancharak : Making the world accessible and inclusive for the blind

It all started when a newspaper article appeared on how a blind man was refused to file a police complaint about his lost mobile on the basis of the fact that he was blind and (apparently) had no rights to a cell phone. When a group friends from an engineering college read about this in the newspaper, they were left in a state of disbelief. They were enraged with the fact that a blind man was denied justice because of his visual impairment. It impacted them so much that they decided to do something about it channelize their frustration into something concrete. It was that rage eventually led to the creation of ‘Samay Sancharak’- a start-up aimed at developing modern, compatible technology for the blind people.

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