This is the second time (first was in 2008), I’m following Cricket World Cup. I am thrilled to see that all teams are playing with zeal and doing their best to make their country proud of them. All teams are putting such an effort that even if they loose, no one will blame them. As Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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As advertised by the Government, Passport services have been improved to great extent. Recently we have obtained passport for our daughter and experience is quite good. We have filled in application form online Passport portal. Scheduled the appointment (dates are just available; we got it for very next day). Printed application form and fee receipt. Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Greetings to fellow citizens of India on the eve of 70th Independence Day! It’s highly inspiring to see celebrations have already started across the country and especially on social media! I still remember the enthusiasm we used to have during our childhood towards independence day. Celebration planning used to begin at least a week before. Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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It was on the 14th August, 1947 midnight when India got freedom British ruling and since then India has progressed indeed in a great way and we have a long way to go. I join every fellow citizen of the country in celebrating this auspicious day and wish a glorious future to India. Often times Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I extend warm greetings to all my fellow Indian and non-resident Indians on the auspicious occasion of India’s independence day! As we know India got its freedom in the year 1947 and thus far we have made a tremendous progress but we are a long way to go! While we celebrate the Independence day and Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Reproduced from CIS Accessibility Blog Thanks CIS for the opportunity. Today, there are about 7800 Central and state government websites hosted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). They are all certainly citizen centric – whether it is the Ministry of Finance, banks, the passport authority, educational board, transport, consumer affairs, or the most important website Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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During Census 2001, there were only about 21 million people with disabilities were counted and whereas, there are about 70 million people with different disabilities in India. It is so important that every person with disability get counted and only then it will be easy to approach for reasonable accommodation, accessibility and equal opportunities. So Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Today, I saw a posting on one of the mailing lists in India requesting for a scribe to write an examination for visually impaired. There’s no surprise in it, but what made me to feel surprised is that the candidates has to appear a bank examination conducted online!! If the examination is conducted online, why Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Disclaimer: Views expressed on this post are of my personal and does not reflect views of my employer and do not intend to hurt anyone. In general, disability organizations play an innovative role in the rehabilitation process of persons with disabilities. Let’s analyze the situations for last two decades. Early 90’s there was almost no Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Techshare India 2010 was another unique experience and an excellent platform to network, learn and share! I have reached Delhi on 14thFebruary, 2010 (hmm. enjoyed business class flight in spite having economy class flight due to overbooking of the flight!) and visited India Habitat Centre in the evening; it was pleasure to meet whole gang Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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