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Odisha (Govt.) Notifications
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 09, 2013 — filed under:
List of government notifications published by the state government is below:
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Blog Entry One For All
by Nishant Shah published Feb 17, 2013 last modified Mar 04, 2013 04:13 AM — filed under:
The importance of making information accessible and universal.
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Blog Entry Open House with George Abraham: Mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities
by Anandhi Viswanathan published May 22, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 10:53 AM — filed under:
CIS collaborated with Ashoka India to host ‘Open House with George Abraham’ – an open discussion on inclusion of persons with disabilities in mainstream society on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Ashoka premises.
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Blog Entry Open Letter to PM Modi on Intellectual Property Rights issues on His Visit to the United States of America in September, 2015
by Pranesh Prakash and Nehaa Chaudhari published Sep 23, 2015 last modified Sep 25, 2015 06:43 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This is an open letter by CIS to the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in light of his impending visit to the USA. This letter asks the Prime Minister to urge the USA to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty; and asks that India not be a party to TPP negotiations, in light of recent reports on a study encouraging India to join the TPP.
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Blog Entry Overview of Schemes and Notifications issued in Karnataka for the benefit of Persons with Disabilities
by Shruti Ramakrishnan published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 05, 2013 04:17 PM — filed under:
The State of Karnataka has issued numerous notifications and schemes for the benefits of persons with disabilities. This is a brief overview of all these schemes, which are described thematically under the headings of education, employment, rehabilitation, social security and others.
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Blog Entry Policy Spotlight: 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 21, 2011 last modified Nov 08, 2011 10:18 AM — filed under:
The means and modes of communication have changed drastically in today’s age and the earlier bright lines, if they ever did exist have become increasingly blurred. The mainstreaming of social media has brought forth some new questions to the forefront, the issue of accessibility being one of them. Jenifer Simpson, Senior Director for Government Affairs and head of the Telecommunications & Technology Policy Initiative at the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), elaborates more on the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act in this interview.
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Blog Entry Polling Pains
by Amba Salelkar published Apr 30, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 08:12 AM — filed under:
While there has been a lot of outrage and furore over the dropping of names of eligible and previously registered persons from voter's lists across the Country, what hasn't received a lot of coverage is the large scale apathy towards the needs of voters with disabilities across the Country.
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Popular apps are inaccessible to millions of disabled: Study
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
According to a study conducted by Centre for Internet and Society last month, many of the most-commonly used mobile apps for food delivery, online payments, grocery shopping and transportation were not accessible to the visually challenged.
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Blog Entry Primer on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 25, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
In this primer, Pranesh Prakash and Puneeth Nagaraj explain what effects a WIPO Treaty for the Visually Impaired can have and who's opposing it.
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File Print - Access
by Radha Rao last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:13 PM — filed under: ,
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