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Accessibility
Groundbreaking disability rights activist Javed Abidi dies at 53
March 06, 2018

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) expresses profound regret at the demise of Mr. Javed Abidi, a groundbreaking disability rights activist.

Comments on Guidelines for Indian Government Websites November 26, 2017
Comments on Mobile Accessibility Guidelines January 03, 2018
Why GST Is A Step Backward For The Disabled July 03, 2017
GST - A Barrier to Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities June 24, 2017
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Openness
Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1
November 02, 2019

Gurshabad Grover has been nominated through the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to be a member of the Advisory Group AG) on Open Source Software for ISO/IEC JTC 1.

React India 2019 October 14, 2019
DevFest'19 October 14, 2019
FOSSCON India 2019 September 25, 2019
India’s top science institution is trying hard to fix its “manel” problem August 19, 2019
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
A Comparative Study of Article Creation Campaigns on Wikipedia - Part II
June 10, 2021

This is a short report on a comparative analysis of two prominent Wikimedia initiatives, Wikipedia Asian Month and Project Tiger, to understand prevailing challenges and opportunities, and strategies to address the same. The report has been authored by Nitesh Gill with inputs from Suswetha Kolluru, and editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.

A Comparative Study of Article Creation Campaigns on Wikipedia - Part I June 10, 2021
Update on Publisher’s Copyright Infringement Suit Against Sci-Hub and LibGen in India April 28, 2021
The STI Policy Proposes a Transformative Open Access Approach for India April 28, 2021
Research Publishing: Is ‘One Nation, One Subscription’ Pragmatic Reform for India? April 28, 2021
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Atmanirbhar Bharat Meets Digital India: An Evaluation of COVID-19 Relief for Migrants
Atmanirbhar Bharat Meets Digital India: An Evaluation of COVID-19 Relief for Migrants
June 03, 2021

With the onset of the national lockdown on 24th March 2020 in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the fate of millions of migrant workers was left uncertain. In addition, lack of enumeration and registration of migrant workers became a major obstacle for all State Governments and the Central Government to channelize relief and welfare measures.

Atmanirbhar Bharat Meets Digital India June 03, 2021
The Many Languages of Digital Infrastructures June 02, 2021
To be Counted When They Count You: Words of Caution for the Gender Data Revolution April 19, 2021
Sameet Panda - Data Systems in Welfare: Impact of the JAM Trinity on Pension & PDS in Odisha during COVID-19 February 26, 2021
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