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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.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
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.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
December 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2016 02:07 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of December 2015 is below.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
File Accessibility of Government Websites in India
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Sep 25, 2012 last modified Sep 25, 2012 05:54 AM — filed under:
This report summarises the key findings of a test conducted to measure the accessibility of 7800 websites of the Government of India and its affiliated agencies against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, which is the universally accepted standard for web accessibility.
Located in Accessibility
Blog Entry Breaking News on Electronic Accessibility
by Rahul Cherian published Sep 28, 2012 — filed under:
The Parliamentary Standing Committee constituted to study the Electronic Delivery of Services Bill has in its report explicitly recognized the concept of electronic accessibility and reasonable accommodation. This is the first time in the country that these two concepts have been reflected at the level of a Parliamentary Standing Committee in relation to a non-disability specific law.
Located in Accessibility
Blog Entry Creating a National Resource Kit for Persons with Disabilities: An Introduction
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Sep 28, 2012 last modified Mar 18, 2013 05:58 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society is engaged in a two-and-a-half year project starting from August 2012 to create a national resource kit of state-wise laws, policies and programmes on issues relating to persons with disabilities in India. This project is supported by the Hans Foundation. The Resource Kit will be brought out in both English and Hindi and disseminated to policy makers from panchayat to ministry levels throughout India.
Located in Accessibility
Blog Entry Report on Training in Basic Computing with use of NVDA and eSpeak in Assamese
by Nirmita Narasimhan published May 30, 2015 last modified Jun 03, 2015 02:44 AM — filed under:
This training was held at Monfort School in Guwahati on May 9 and 10, 2015. Laishram Lingappa was the trainer. Eleven participants attended the programme.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry Report on Training in Basic Computing with use of NVDA and eSpeak in Marathi & Konkani
by Nirmita Narasimhan published May 20, 2015 last modified Jun 03, 2015 03:47 PM — filed under:
The training programme was organized at International Youth Hostel and Estrila du Mar, sponsored by Rotary Club of Goa and Estrila Du Mar from April 20 to 22, 2015. Seventy-seven delegates attended the training programme.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry Report on eSpeak Tamil Computing with NVDA Training Workshop at Tiruchirappalli
by Nirmita Narasimhan published May 06, 2015 last modified Jul 21, 2015 01:32 AM — filed under:
The training workshop was held from May 4 to 8, 2015 at Centre for Differently-abled Persons, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. Seventeen delegates attended the workshop.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry Report on One day Workshop on Use of eSpeak Hindi with NVDA
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Apr 21, 2015 last modified Jun 04, 2015 03:43 PM — filed under:
This workshop was organized on April 11, 2015 at All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB) and was attended by 19 participants
Located in Accessibility / Blog