Visually impaired HSC students shine in HSC exams

Sukruta, Dhanashree and Lalita's determination and efforts have been appreciated. These three students are now focused on achieving their dreams.


‘Where there is a will, there is a way’ is adage which aptly justifies Sukruta, Dhanashree and Lalita's determination and efforts. Despite being visually impaired, the three students have passed the exam with a high score.

Sukruta Suresh Lotlikar, a student of St. Xavier's bagged 82 per cent marks in HSC examinations. Talking about her achievements, she said, "My college teachers and management helped me a lot in my studies. They gave me a magnifying glass with the help of which I completed my 70 per cent study. I am planning to pursue B.A and in future, I would like to become IAS officer. Also, I want to give the whole credit to my father who supported and helped me in my studies.” 

Lalita Pawar too secured 70 per cent marks and passed HSC examinations in Commerce stream. Due to a low vision, she studied with the help of YouTube, recordings and braille notes. Now, she wants to pursue B.Com and feels proud that she was the first student to pass from her village.

Likewise, Dhanashree Gawande who is a student of Wilson College secured 73 per cent marks beating all odds. She took notes from her friends, used braille code to study for HSC examinations. Along with this, her brother too helped her. Dhanashree wishes to be a journalist and will pursue B.A in Sociology.

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