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Blog Entry Survey on Banking Accessibility
by Vrinda Maheshwari published May 30, 2013 last modified Jun 06, 2013 06:12 AM — filed under:
The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) is launching a survey on the accessibility of financial services in banks for persons with disabilities around the world. The survey is looking at the kind of accommodations being made by different banks and assessing best practices for accessibility to financial services for persons with disabilities.
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Blog Entry National Resource Kit: The Odisha Chapter (Call for Comments)
by Anandhi Viswanathan published May 31, 2013 last modified Nov 07, 2013 06:14 AM — filed under:
The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of Odisha.
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Visually impaired seek access to print materials
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 03, 2008 last modified Jan 16, 2013 06:20 AM — filed under:
An article in the Deccan Herald (November 3, 2008, page 4) by L. Subramani on the CIS signature campaign.
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Blog Entry Websites Accessibility Evaluation Methodologies: Conference Report
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2011 last modified Nov 08, 2011 10:45 AM — filed under:
G3ict, W3C and CIS co-organised a panel on 30 March 2011 from 4.30p.m to 6.00 p.m., in the W3C track at the Twentieth International World Wide Web Conference in Hyderabad. The panel discussed web accessibility evaluation methodologies and their challenges and practical technical survey methodologies alternatives. The panel was moderated by Nirmita Narasimhan and featured four speakers — Shadi Abou Zahra (W3C/WAI), Neeta Verma (Senior Technical Director, NIC), Srinivasu Chakravartula (Accessibility Manager, Yahoo India) and Glenda Sims (Senior Accessibility Consultant, DeQue Systems).
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Blog Entry National Resource Kit: The Jharkhand Chapter (Call for Comments)
by Manojna Yeluri published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Nov 07, 2013 06:14 AM — filed under:
The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of Jharkhand.
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Blog Entry The Legal Framework for Enforcement of Rights of Persons with Disabilities
by CLPR published Oct 14, 2014 last modified Nov 06, 2014 03:56 PM — filed under:
In order to get a complete understanding of the legal framework governing the rights of persons with disabilities, we need to understand the several legislations that cover the field. The Constitution of India is the founding legal document guaranteeing fundamental rights to all persons which includes persons with disabilities. The main legislation on disability rights is the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 ("PWD Act") which this chapter will be providing a detailed overview of.
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Blog Entry Comments and Feedback on the Draft Twelfth Five Year Plan with respect to Persons with Disabilities
by Rahul Cherian published Dec 28, 2012 — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society was one of the ten organizations representing people with disabilities that sent comments and feedback on the draft twelfth five year plan.
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International Day of People with Disability
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2015 last modified Dec 16, 2015 03:54 PM — filed under:
Nirmita Narasimhan was a panelist at this event organized by Capgemini in Bangalore on November 30, 2015.
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Global Charter: Promoting Global Digital Inclusion through ICT Procurement Policies & Accessibility Standards
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 19, 2015 last modified Jan 03, 2016 05:26 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society was a signatory to this initiative.
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Blog Entry National Compendium of Laws, Policies, Programmes for Persons with Disabilities
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Jan 03, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:16 AM — filed under: ,
This compendium was compiled by the Centre for Internet & Society in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. Prasanna Kumar Pincha, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, has written the Foreword.
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