Centre Of Excellence In Tactile Graphics, IIT Delhi

Centre of Excellence in Tactile Graphics, IIT Delhi proposes to design and produce tactile diagrams for persons with visual impairment. Centre of Excellence in Tactile Graphics has developed and demonstrated the capability for end-to-end production of tactile diagrams for the persons with visual impairment.

Working closely with NCERT, a large number of Science & Mathematics textbooks have been produced and tried out with the visually challenged children studying at blind schools as well as inclusive schools. Results have encouraged taking up of the next step - scaling of this activity through incubation. The mission is to ensure that every student with visual impairment will get access to the books in accessible formats along with diagrams in tactile form and be at par in terms of content availability.

Objectives of CoE Tactile Graphics:

  1. To ensure visually challenged students gets access to the books in accessible format along with the diagrams in tactile form and be at par in terms of content availability
  2. To provide best quality design and production services globally
  3. Scale up and sustain design and production of Tactile Diagrams to cover major text-books in common languages