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DU VC: Government to set up centralised digital library, improve accessibility

The VC unveiled the brochure and website of the International Conference on Academic Libraries (ICAL-2023)

Published on 6th December 2022
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UGC's guidelines to ensure accessibility and inclusivity for students with disabilities in higher education institutions

The guidelines were drafted by an expert committee that suggested accessibility assessment be a significant parameter in the rankings and accreditation process for HEIs

Published on 14th July 2022
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How does TN fare in terms of accessibility in schools? Only 32% have disabled-friendly toilets

Officials say that the outdated school structures, which are in dire need of renovation, are posing a problem to the task of upgrading schools with accessibility

Published on 22nd March 2022
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The Rural Conundrum: The struggle to take online education from India to Bharat

The commodification of education is not the only hurdle. The twin, interconnected issues of access and availability also play a major role in the lower adoption of online learning in rural areas

Published on 30th December 2021
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Kerala government is going to take the 'feel of an educational institution' to bed-ridden students. This is how

The resource room will be equipped with a multitude of facilities and will be available for all disabled students in the area

Published on 24th December 2021
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Is the government failing disabled children? Tribal family in K'taka have given up on receiving support

While the Woman and Child Welfare Department was alerted about their circumstances and the child's need for a wheelchair, the same has not been sanctioned

Published on 12th December 2021
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More than 50% visually impaired preferred these devices over a laptop, in DU's Kirori Mal College. What are they?

Tokyo Paralympics silver medalist and an alumnus of Kirori Mal College, Yogesh Kathuniya, in a video message, appreciated the college for setting up a Centre for Disability Studies

Published on 2nd October 2021
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Welcome to Reason: Need students climb hill-tops for online lessons?

Online classes are both the demand and the need of the hour. But how huge is the gap between the haves and have-nots in terms of access to online education?

Published on 4th September 2021
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This start-up is ensuring accessibility for sex education to all. Check it out

Sex education has come a long way from being a hush-hush session on the 'birds and the bees'. Here's a young sexuality educator who aims to deliver Comprehensive Sexuality Education in the vernacular

Published on 17th August 2021
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Twitter rolls out captions for voice tweets in eleven languages including English and Hindi

When you make a voice tweet now, captions will be automatically generated in supported languages

Published on 16th July 2021
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SC says marginalised sections would bear brunt of accessibility barrier to vaccine due to digital divide 

The apex court said such policy could have serious implications on the fundamental right to equality and the right to health of persons within the age group of 18 to 44 years

Published on 3rd June 2021
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Wheelchair taxi start-up Ezy Mov in talks with investors to raise funds for expansion 

The startup is contemplating to support the 'Accessible India' campaign by making its services available through its recently launched mobile app, 'Sugamya Bharat'

Published on 8th March 2021
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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Facebook's Workplace brings new features on its platform for better accessibility

Workplace has kept its commitment to updating and introducing varied employee engagement tool kits on a monthly basis, the platform said in a statement

Published on 28th October 2020
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Check out this Kochi designer's adaptive clothing brand, exclusively made for the disabled and elderly

The clothing brand Aaraam Se was launched during the lockdown. Each piece of clothing is custom-made here

Published on 30th September 2020

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