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Blog Entry Accessibility of Political Parties Websites in India
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Mar 24, 2014 — filed under:
Given the impending elections in India across April and May 2014, a test was conducted to determine the accessibility of websites of the Election Commission of India, the Parliament and some key political parties in India. This report summarises the results of the test.
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Blog Entry Enabling Elections
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Mar 24, 2014 last modified May 10, 2014 12:12 AM — filed under: , ,
For making the 2014 General Elections in India participatory and accessible for voters with disabilities the Centre for Law and Policy Research and the Centre for Internet and Society have come up with a report. The report addresses the barriers that people with disabilities face during elections and recommends solutions for the same.
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Global Consultation Report on ICTs and Disability Launched at the UN High Level Meeting on Disability and Development
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 01, 2013 last modified Mar 25, 2014 10:30 AM — filed under:
A new report released on Monday, 23 September 2013 demonstrates how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), have become a positive force of transformation and a crucial element of any personal development, empowerment and institutional framework for inclusive development.
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Constitution of the High Level Advisory Committee (HLAC) on National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 06, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 06:46 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society has been invited to serve on the high level committee on electronic accessibility policy constituted by the Government of India.
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February 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 07:27 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) welcomes you to the second issue of its newsletter (February) for the year 2014:
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Blog Entry NVDA e-Speak Text-to-Speech Project Update (March 2014)
by Suman Dogra published Mar 18, 2014 last modified Apr 09, 2014 06:27 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS in partnership with the Daisy Forum of India is engaged in a project supported by The Hans Foundation to develop enhancements to the open source screen reader for Windows NVDA (Non Visual desktop Access) and e-Speak text-to-speech synthesiser in 15 Indian languages.
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Enabling Elections: (Coverage in Vijay Karnataka)
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2014 — filed under:
Vijay Karnataka published about the Enabling Elections report from CIS. Nirmita Narasimhan is quoted.
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Blog Entry Central Government Schemes
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Apr 27, 2014 last modified May 07, 2014 01:20 AM — filed under:
The various central government schemes are compiled in this blog post. This research was done by the Centre for Law and Policy Research and Anandhi Viswanathan.
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Blog Entry The Road to Financial Inclusion
by Amba Salelkar published May 12, 2014 last modified Jun 03, 2014 06:46 AM — filed under:
It is increasingly frustrating to hear about wonderful steps being taken for financial inclusion within the private sector which completely ignores the question of inclusion of persons with disabilities.
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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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