This is yet another feat by a differently able visually challenged person to prove that with God’s grace, belief in oneself and determination achieving one’s passion and goal is not at all difficult. Zephine is looking forward to a successful career as a civil servant and hopes to give the best to the country.
The Union Public Service Commission which conducts this fiercely competitive examination for the Civil Services has also given relief to visually challenged persons who are taking the Civil Service Examination. It has been reported that visually challenged persons with minimum of 40% impairment will be allowed to write the examination with the help of the scribe in both the Civil Services Preliminary as well as Civil Services Main Examination. This is also a great encouragement for the visually challenged to compete in the Civil Service Examination and achieve their dreams. Beno Zephine has now shown to the world that visual challenges can be overcome.
The divine intervention took her to NSPB India’s prosthetic eye wing at Dr. R.P.Centre at AIIMS. Her case was an uncommon medical phenomenon. Compassionate care at the NSPB-India’s prosthetic centre and surgical intervention by Ophthalmologists at the cancer wing of Dr.R.P.Centre has now helped her lead a normal life. And now, after so many years of childhood lost in wilderness, she has dozens of friends who play with her and treat her as one of them. She now looks like one of them.