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The Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC) has invented a braille and audio-based menu card that will enable the visually challenged to order food of their choice without depending on a sighted helper. A chain of restaurants in Mumbai are using the Braille-cum-audio menus. The food items and their prices are in large Braille font and the description of the dish can be accessed by audio. Using ear plugs, the audio can be heard without disturbing other diners. 
With access to information through fingers, eyes and ears, Dr Sam Taraporevala, Director of XRCVC is confident the innovation will go a long way in creating equal opportunities in society.