First 100% blind IFS officer is NL Beno Zephine

Q.  Name the candidate who became the first 100% blind officer in Indian Foreign Service?
- Published on 19 Jun 15

a. NL Beno Zephine
b. Abhijit Cahakarvorthy
c. P Ulagnathan
d. B K Vishnupriya

ANSWER: NL Beno Zephine
She is a 25 year old girl from Chennai. Beno transcended the dependence on Braille books by switching to Job Access With Speech (JAWS), a software that allows visually challenged to read from a computer screen, to scan Tamil and English books.

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