National Institute of Technology – Trichy conducted s special programme, Aashi 2.0 for the women with visual impairment as a part of Festember social Responsibility. This outreach programme was organised for people with various disabilities and it is the second edition of FSR, where a similar programme was conducted last year for the children with Autism.
Sessions like basics of computer applications and clay modeling were conducted for women with visual impairment. In the clay modeling session, they were asked to model specific shapes in which around 50 women participated in the sessions. As a part of a recreational activity, a singing session was also organised for the women at rehab centre by the students. Apart from Aashi, several other initiatives are also being undertaken by members of FSR. One such programme is to set up libraries at schools that do not have sufficient funding. So far, FSR team has set up libraries at four schools and organises regular reading sessions there. Through another programme, Vatsalya, FSR conducts welfare activities at orphanages.