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Nirmita Narasimhan appointed to the Communication Policy Research (CPRsouth) Board
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 26, 2016 — filed under:
Dr. Nirmita Narasimhan has been appointed to the CPR South Board for a term of 3 years.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Digital accessibility helps diverse users: participants at IIM-B meet
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 21, 2016 — filed under:
There is a need for diverse groups in the country to work on ensuring inclusion, which in turn will ensure the success of digital accessibility policies and programmes.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
International Accessibility Summit of Shaastra 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 18, 2016 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is partnering with IIT, Madras for a summit on international accessibility. The summit will be held at IIT in Chennai from December 31, 2016 to January 3, 2017. Nirmita Narasimhan will be the panel moderator this event.
Located in Accessibility / Events
Best Practices in Digital Accessibility
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 16, 2016 — filed under:
Nirmita Narasimhan will be part of a discussion on the best practices in digital accessibility to be organized by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) on 19 December 2016 in Bengaluru.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Most popular smartphone apps inaccessible to disabled: Study
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2016 — filed under:
Booking cabs, buying food and making payments online seem like they're just a swipe and a tap away, but for millions of disabled Indians, these apps are not designed for them to use.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
English gottila,job illa
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2016 — filed under:
Quoted as the ‘golden boy of Karnataka’, after winning two gold medals for India in Special Olympics in 2003 in Dublin, once Aslam Pasha quit his last job as a night watchman a week back.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
A world apart
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 01, 2016 — filed under:
On the eve of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we look at their legal rights relating to financial matters.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
No country for the disabled
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 01, 2016 — filed under:
A 26-year-old electrical engineer is forced to hide his disability, for fear of losing his job. His current employer is unaware that he uses an artificial limb.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Popular apps are inaccessible to millions of disabled: Study
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
According to a study conducted by Centre for Internet and Society last month, many of the most-commonly used mobile apps for food delivery, online payments, grocery shopping and transportation were not accessible to the visually challenged.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Blog Entry The Quest for Education – Persons with Disabilities, Severely Challenged
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
Education is the fundamental building block of development; it leads to an improved quality of life, employment, social acceptance and inclusion, national development and intellectual growth.
Located in Accessibility / Blog