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Month: January 2017

Accessibility Review: Unique Disability Identity Card (UDID) Portal of Government of India

January 12, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

A while ago, Department of Empowerment of People with Disabilities has launched Swavlamban Card portal to provide disability certificate and Unique Disability ID to persons with disabilities. I have pleased to see there has been a lot of care taken towards ensuring accessibility of the portal. Some of the positive things done on this portal:… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Unique Disability Identity Card (UDID) Portal of Government of India”

Overview – The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016

January 6, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

During the winter session of Rajya Sabha and Loksabha (houses in Indian parliament) has passed long pending Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill and named it as The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 [PDF]. This Act of the parliament received assent of the President on The 27th December, 2016. This is an Act… Finish Reading “Overview – The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016”