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Category: Accessibility Reviews

Accessibility Review: Home page of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

June 7, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Noticed that Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India has re-designed its website and here are list of quick accessibility findings. Note that this is not a complete assessment report. Slider images do not have appropriate alternate text. They are provided something like “Slider 1, Slider 2 etc.” Page has about 11 color… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Home page of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment”

A quick accessibility review: Swiggy iOS App

April 24, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Swiggy is an online portal using which one can order food from restaurants around and food will be delivered through their executive. When Madhu Singhal, Founder of Mitra Jyothi told me that she needs to use Swiggy but its app on iOS is not accessible using VoiceOver that prompted me do a quick accessibility review… Finish Reading “A quick accessibility review: Swiggy iOS App”

Accessibility Review: Paytm web interface

March 28, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Paytm is one of the largest digital wallets being used today. Paytm is one thing that gets accepted almost everywhere including small businesses like grocery stores, vegetable vendors etc., Also, Paytm enable users to purchase wide range of merchandise, book tickets for bus, train, fight etc., make utility payments such as electricity, DTH, mobile, landline,… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Paytm web interface”

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”

Accessibility status of state government websites in India

July 18, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Today, it’s heartening to see there is so much momentum going on to make India inclusive, I thought, it’s important that websites of all state governments are accessible. As I am a believer that inclusion happens when there is awareness created among the stakeholders. So I have done a quick accessibility test using aXe extension… Finish Reading “Accessibility status of state government websites in India”

Accessibility Review: Jobs for People with Disabilities portal by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

June 10, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Noticed that Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India has launched Job Portal for people with disabilities; which would aim to become a great portal for job seekers with disabilities, employers and training institutes. This is certainly a great initiative although I personally prefer to embed people with disabilities… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Jobs for People with Disabilities portal by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India”

Accessibility Review: HDFC NetBanking – Adding new Beneficiary

April 29, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Today, let’s look at Add Beneficiary section of HDFC Bank. Please note that this test has been carried out using Mozilla Firefox and NVDA a Free and Open Source Screen reader On Home page, combo box that has NetBanking, Prepaid / Forex Card, Verified by Visa, Credit Cards, Forgot password, Register options does not get… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: HDFC NetBanking – Adding new Beneficiary”

Accessibility Review: State Bank Secure OTP iOS App

April 22, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Receiving One Time Password (OTP) via SMS is easy but causes huge inconvenience when user’s registered phone is unavailable or traveling abroad. To solve this problem, State Bank of India has introduced SB Secure OTP application and we did a quick review of SB Secure OTP app for iOS with VoiceOver. Here are some findings:… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: State Bank Secure OTP iOS App”

iOS app Accessibility review – State Bank of India’s Freedom Plus

May 25, 2015 • srinivasu chakravarthula

State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) is one of the popular nationalized bank in India and recently released SBI Freedom Plus app and we decided to help them by reviewing app for accessibility. We have tested the app using VoiceOver, an in-built screen reader on iOS devices. To turn ON the VoiceOver, Go to: Settings ->… Finish Reading “iOS app Accessibility review – State Bank of India’s Freedom Plus”

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Accessibility Review: Revamped website of Reserve Bank of India

April 16, 2015 • srinivasu chakravarthula

Thanks to a good friend, Harish Kotian who posted news about revamp of RBI’s website on Access India mailing list (external link) so I decided to have a quick look at revamped website of Reserve Bank of India (external link) and make note of my comments: As the page got loaded, (visually) I have noticed… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Revamped website of Reserve Bank of India”