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August 2017 Newsletter
by Admin published Aug 30, 2017 last modified Oct 09, 2017 02:48 PM — filed under: , ,
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Constitution of Committee for revision of Guidelines for Indian Government Websites
by Admin published Aug 23, 2017 — filed under:
The ‘Guidelines for Indian Government Websites’ (GIGW) was formulated by National Informatics Centre to make Indian Government Websites usable, user centric and universally accessible.
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July 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 31, 2017 last modified Aug 23, 2017 02:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Disabled demand rollback of GST on aids
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2017 — filed under:
It has been eight years since Mansoor Ahmed changed his caliper. The one he owns was bought for Rs 20,000. Now, they cost more than double. “It is a challenge to buy a caliper when the cost of living has gone up so much. I know really poor people who haven't changed calipers in 15-20 years. After a point, it could cause the disability to worsen,“ says Ahmed, a senior manager with a Bengaluru-based non-profit.
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Blog Entry Why GST Is A Step Backward For The Disabled
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Jul 03, 2017 last modified Jul 03, 2017 02:39 AM — filed under:
Imposing taxes on assistive devices is unfair. The countdown has begun to the implementation of the GST in India. Over the past month, discussions about the GST have dominated the scene with several groups protesting in strong measure about the impact on their business.
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Blog Entry GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Jun 24, 2017 last modified Jun 25, 2017 02:15 PM — filed under:
The Centre of Internet & Society made a submission on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which will be coming into play from July 2017 onwards. In this blog post Nirmita Narasimhan assesses the impact of GST on persons with disabilities.
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Digital Accessibility
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 17, 2017 last modified Jul 09, 2017 01:44 AM — filed under:
On June 17, 2017, Rakesh Paladugula, a web accessibility trainer and Nirmita Narasimhan made a presentation to scientists of the National Informatics Centre in their office in Bengaluru.
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WSIS Forum 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2017 last modified Jul 18, 2017 02:00 AM — filed under:
WSIS Forum 2017 was held 12-16 June in Geneva, and included the participation of more than 85 high-level government and civil society representatives, as well as 500 remote interventions and thousands following the webcast. The forum was chaired by Mr Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICT, Government of Rwanda, and co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, in close collaboration with all UN agencies. Nirmita Narasimhan participated in the forum.
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May 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2017 last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017.
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April 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the CIS newsletter for April 2017.
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