Indian Language Resources–Accessibility Subcommittee Report

This report of the subgroup on information and communication technology (ICT) accessibility is part of per-standardization studies for Indian language resources. It was initiated with industry consultation of IEEE Standards activity to pool expertise across government, industry, and academia. This report provides a brief introduction of the significance of accessibility that underlines the needs of people with disabilities (PwDs), as well as the role and relevance of accessibility in ICT products and services. Once the significance and context of accessibility in ICT is brought out, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 is briefly covered, especially the provisions that relate to mandates in respect to the formulation of ICT standards, contents, goods, and services used in everyday life.


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