Category: SC4A in the News

Digital push must be disability-inclusive

Javed Abidi April 03, 2017 00:02 IST Updated: April 03, 2017 07:50 IST As India catapults towards a digital economy, making ICT accessible to the disabled is a must Around 8-10% of India’s population lives with disabilities, with an equal number constituting the aged. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have the potential to significantly impact […]

Odisha: Accessibility: Physical infra, digital inclusion on agenda for Bhubaneswar Smart City

Bhubaneswar: As part of its Bhubaneswar Urban Lecture Series, Bhubaneswar Development Authority in collaboration with well-known social service organisation Swabhiman, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd today organised a day-long workshop “Smart Accessibility Solutions in Bhubaneswar’’ to discuss on universal design and digital inclusion. While on the theme of Smart accessibility in Smart […]

Efforts to make smart city disabled-friendly

A speaker at the seminar in Guwahati on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, March 24: Dispur today requested the organisations working for people with disabilities to prepare a blueprint on necessary interventions required to make Guwahati a differently-abled people friendly smart city. The request was made by additional chief secretary Ravi Capoor in a roundtable seminar […]