On the occasion of the 210th birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the National Book Trust India in collaboration with the All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB) celebrated the event with the release of two NBT Braille books ‘A Simple Life of Swami Vivekananda’ in English and ‘Din Dayal Upadhyay: Ek Vyaktitva’ in Hindi. The books were released by Shri O.P. Kohli, Hon’ble Governor of Gujarat. Prof. Baldeo Bhai Sharma, Chairman National Book Trust India, and Shri J.L. Kaul, Secretary General, All India Confederation of the Blind were also present.
The National Book Trust India has published 250 books in Braille in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati and Kannada languages.