This was revealed by a survey conducted by NCERT. The survey said that visually impaired accounted for 29.16 percent of the differently abled students in the country.
West Bengal with 27,386 visually-impaired kids was at the third spot. Gujarat and Karnataka came next with 23,637 and 17,358 school children with visual impairment.
However, the survey revealed a decrease in enrollment of hearing, orthopaedic and intellectual impairments students by 3.98 percent, 68.05 percent, and 15.59 percent respectively.