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Company Description

The XRCVC offers services to create content in accessible formats - Braille, Audio, E-Text, DAISY. If you need a book to be converted in any of these formats, please feel free to contact us. In addition to this, the XRCVC through its years of work has a ... more

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Employment History

Associate Professor and Head of Department of Sociology

St. Xavier's College


Board of Advisors Member

Member of Sub-Committee

The National Access Alliance

The Braille Council of India




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Xavier's Resource Center for the Visually Challenged [cached]

Our Mastermind - The XRCVC Director: Dr. Sam Taraporevala

Associate Professor and Head of the Dept. of Sociology at St. Xavier's College - Autonomous, Mumbai. The XRCVC is Dr. Sam Taraporevala's brain child.

XRCVC - About us - The XRCVC Team [cached]

Dr. Sam Taraporevala (Director): Dr. Taraporevala is a Reader and Head of the Department of Sociology, St. Xavier's College, Mumbai with nearly two decades of teaching and research experience. He has been responsible for conceptualizing, setting up and running the XRCVC which he believes would be playing a pivotal role in the lives of not only the visually challenged students of the college, but also to enrich the lives of other persons similarly placed across the country.

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Dr. Sam Taraporevala

Dr. Sam Taraporevala captivates his audience by breaking several myths associated with the visually challenged. He talks about how we all have our blind spots, physical or otherwise, motivating us to help ourselves.
Dr. Sam Taraporevala is an Associate Professor and the Head of Department of Sociology and Anthropology at St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Mumbai. He is also the Director of The Xavier's Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC) which was his brainchild. He is a catalytic force in bettering the lives of the visually challenged, including bringing amendments to the Copyright Act of India, and in making banking systems more inclusive and accessible for the blind.

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Director of XRCVC, Dr. Sam Taraporevala said, "In its quest to promote a more inclusive society where higher/professional education would play a pivotal role in empowering the visually challenged, the XRCVC had identified a major gap area, and namely that high quality professional education was expensive.

Xavier's Resource Center for the Visually Challenged [cached]

Dr Sam Taraporevala, Director, XRCVC, spoke about the relevance of the ADIP scheme in promoting accessibility among the visually challenged. He also highlighted the vital role of the Dept. of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt of India, in upgrading the ADIP scheme, and also the NIVH in terms of its clear focus in reaching out across the country through partnering with the social sector.

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