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Blog Entry Department of Information Technology Meeting on a National Policy on E-Accessibility
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Feb 24, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:32 PM — filed under: ,
On 30 January 2009, the Department of Information Technology hosted a meeting in New Delhi bringing together important stakeholders to discuss the issue of electronic accessibility for the disabled and persons with special needs in India.
Located in Openness / Blog
Fifth Meeting of the two Sub-Groups on Privacy Issues under the Chairmanship of Justice AP Shah
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 19, 2012 last modified Aug 07, 2012 10:11 AM — filed under: , ,
The fifth meeting of the two sub-groups on privacy issues will be held on July 22, 2012 under the chairmanship of Justice AP Shah, former chief justice of Delhi High Court.
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First Meeting on a National Policy for Web Accessibility
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 07, 2008 last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:38 AM — filed under: , ,
The first meeting to discuss having a national policy for web accessibility to ensure universal and inclusive participation was held at the Centre for Internet and Society's office on 7 November 2008. It was aimed at formulating an action plan to work with the government and other private and public bodies to ensure conformity to accessibility standards for web sites.
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Meeting on National Policy for e-Access for All
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Oct 31, 2008 last modified Aug 26, 2011 05:13 AM — filed under: , ,
The world over, there is a move towards making the internet more accessible for persons with visual and print disabilities and for elderly persons. Many countries like the USA and UK have adopted legislation to make adherence to web accessibility standards mandatory. In India we are still relatively unaware of the importance of web accessibility. On Nov 7, 2008 at 11:00 am, the Centre for Internet and Society will host a meeting at the CIS office to discuss strategies and a plan of action to launch a campaign for making web content accessibility standards mandatory in India.
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Meeting on the Refreshable Braille Displays and Copyright Frameworks for Open Hardware Development
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 02, 2010 last modified Aug 23, 2011 04:49 AM — filed under:
A meeting on Refreshable Braille Displays and Copyright Frameworks for Open Hardware Development will be held in the office of the Centre for Internet and Society on 4 December 2010.
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Blog Entry My First Wikipedia Training Workshop – Theatre Outreach Unit, University of Hyderabad
by T. Vishnu Vardhan published Jun 19, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 06:51 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
On March 8, 2013, a day-long Telugu Wikipedia training workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team at the Golden Threshold, Nampally, Hyderabad in collaboration with Theatre Outreach Unit, University of Hyderabad. This blog post gives a concise account of the event.
Located in Openness / Blog
National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
by Radha Rao published Sep 30, 2009 last modified Aug 24, 2011 06:02 AM — filed under: ,
Minutes of the meeting on draft National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility held on August 17, 2009 in E-Governance Hall, 1st Floor, Electronics Niketan, CGO Complex, New Delhi.
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Blog Entry Openness, Videos, Impressions
by Nishant Shah published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The one day Open Video Summit organised by the Centre for Internet & Society, iCommons, Open Video Alliance, and Magic Lantern, to bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss the possibilities, potentials, mechanics and politics of Open Video. Nishant Shah, who participated in the conversations, was invited to summarise the impressions and ideas that ensued in the day.
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Panel Discussion on UID – Its Feasibility, Utility and Legality
by Prasad Krishna published May 25, 2011 last modified May 25, 2011 04:11 AM — filed under: ,
A panel discussion on "UID, its feasibility, utility and legality" is being organised by Citizen’s Action Forum, Grahak Shakti and the Centre for Internet and Society. It would be held at The Energy and Resources Institute (at TERI auditorium) in Domlur, Bangalore (near Domlur Club) on Thursday, May 26, 2011. The program commences with lunch at 1 p.m. and ends at 5.30 p.m. You are cordially invited to attend this program.
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Sixth Meeting of the two Sub-Groups on Privacy Issues under the Chairmanship of Justice AP Shah
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2012 — filed under: , ,
The sixth meeting of the two sub-groups on privacy issues will be held on August 31, 2012 at 10.00 a.m. in Committee Room No. 228, Yojana Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi under the chairmanship of Justice AP Shah, former chief justice of Delhi High Court.
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