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Proposed National Policy on Online Accessibility for India

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From: Rahul Gonsalves
Date: Oct 27, 2008 11:20AM


Hello!

As an independent accessibility consultant, I was heartened by India's
ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities, and especially with Articles 9 and 21 (mandating online
accessibility). However, over the last two years, little or no work
has been done at a policy level - so I would like to propose a
National Policy on Online Accessibility for India.

At the moment, I'm trying to bring together the various different
groups working on accessibility, as that would lend some weight to the
project. I've put down some of my thoughts here:

http://rahulgonsalves.com/e-access/

If you would like to support this effort - not financially - but
merely by publicising it and becoming a part of this, I'd be most
grateful. I look forward to hearing from you - suggestions, criticism
and complaints are all welcome!

Warmly,
- Rahul Gonsalves.

(apologies for cross-posting)

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