Chakshumathi is a nongovernmental, not for profit organization based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, working for developing resources for the use of visually impaired people. It is an "Empowerment and Assistive Technology Centre for Blind". The organization, which was inaugurated in June 2011, is a member of DAISY Forum of India. The organization is currently headed by V.K. Damodaran, a former President of Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad.
The organization is engaged in the following activities:
- Publication of textbooks and other books for general reading in the DAISY standard.
- Publication of a fortnightly in Malayalam in the DAISY standard.
- Making available to visually impaired persons books in DAISY standard from libraries throughout the world.
- Organising workshops on assistive technologies for the visually impaired.
- Providing training in the production of books and other materials in DAISY standard.
- Giving job training to visually impaired persons to help them engage in economically productive activities.
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- Sangeetha Nair (1 October 2013). "Chakshumathi's braille/computer vidhyarambam". The Times of India.
- "Workshop on Assistive Technology for Blind and Visually Impaired". Oneway.org. Retrieved 16 October 2013.