Kolkata: The Department of Women Development and Social Welfare, Govt of West Bengal has launched a special tutorial programme for students with disabilities for Doordarshan Kolkata (DD-I Kolkata). The programme named Aprajita, which was first aired on 2nd May, 2015, will run for 26 weeks every Saturday from 7 PM to 7:30 PM and repeat telecast on every Tuesday.
The programme was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister in charge, Dr Shashi Panja along with the Commissioner of Disabilities Smt Mita Banerjee.This programme is aimed at improving the quality & status of Children with Special Needs (CWSN) studying between class IX and XII. CWSNs may ask questions to clear doubts in various subjects. Eminent special educators will provide these tutorials. This is the first of its kind initiative by the West Bengal Government.