The National Association for the Blind, Karnataka Branch, will provide free training in computers (basic course) for the visually-challenged. The interviews for the course will the held in March. The courses offered include assistive technology, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. The association will also conduct an eight-month course in Advanced Computer Programming. Candidates, who have passed PUC with good communication skills, spoken and written English Braille, can register with the Computer Training Centre, The National Association for the Blind-Karnataka Branch, Smt. Ratna Atmaram Rao Computer Training Centre, CA Site No. 4, Jeevan Bimanagar, Bangalore 560075. Ph: 080-2581590, 25289939 or email to:

— Staff Reporter