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Category: Accessibility Reviews

So much is done and more would come in the era of mobile accessibility

I still remember Nokia 6600 (hmm. Nokia forgot this phone, can’t find on their site except the developer specs and found the info on Wikipedia!) that first ever mobile phone where user could install a screen reader either Talks from Nuance or Mobile Speak from Code Factory. Although the phone Nokia 6600 is big in size but was only the phone that users who are blind or partially sighted can use independently and it was in use for a long time indeed. Today, I see there are a lot of mobile devices running on different platforms and all of them…

Review of the Website of Income Tax Department, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

I have noticed that Income Tax India‘s Website underwent a re-design and decided to check if the website has met with Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) requirements. Unfortunately, it has not meet several check points of the compliance matrix of GIGW. since every citizen including those with disabilities and tax payers uses this website and Income Tax Department is one such department that generates revenue through citizens, it must be accessible to all users. Below are findings from my review. Page titles are not descriptive; All pages displays same title as “National Website of the Income Tax Department of…