Thank you note on the occasion of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

On the eve of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, I would like to thank a few individuals and organizations who have helped and supported me to grow myself in the area of accessibility. Thank you The National Association for the Blind, Karnataka Branch, a place where I started thinking about web accessibility. It all began when…

India is driving towards inclusion… STOP discrimination

On public mailing lists and social media, I have recently came across a few incidents of discrimination of people with disabilities that prompted me to write this post. First one is about Punjab National Bank, who is troubling a potential customer who happens to be blind to open a Bank account. In spite showing Circular…

Should I disclose my disability in resume? – my prospective

One of the thread taling about if a candidate should or should not mention their disability while writing resume?. Thought I would put my prospective here so that it may be helpful to many more. While I agree with my friend Sameer that it’s important to disclose disability to employer, my take is that it…

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Vibrating watch

For a long time, there were Braille Watches and Talking watches to help people with vision impairment to know the time. Talking watches were also helpful to everyone to know the time in dark specially when people are traveling in the bus. Now, it’s amazing to hear about Vibrating watch for visually impaired by Alexandra…

2015 Year in Review

January: Started year by joining as contract employee at Google through HCL Technologies where I have directly worked with YouTube and oversee a few other projects including Hangouts. January also saw much awaited wedding of our Uncle Shri. Dattatreya Sharma and we have welcomed our aunt Smt. Vasundara to our family. Next in the same…

Indian Railways launches Portal to register and track complaints and suggestions

It was always a difficult task to report a suggestion or complaint to Indian Railways as there would be no personnel available in time during journey and quite often we forget about it when we get off from the train. We feel who would go all the way to station master and report. If passenger…

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@hcltech – I didn’t feel good experience with you

I usually don’t like writing in public and as far as possible, would like to resolve problems directly with organizations and always love to retain relationships with my past employers. Unfortunately my experience with HCL Technologies Ltd is bitter. This is certainly a choice that I regret in my career life. I think others may…