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Volume 3 Issue 19

October 01, 2005

Feature


  • Will India’s elections ever be disabled-friendly?

    Over the past year, united action by the disability sector resulted in -- for the first time in the history of independent India -- disabled voters exercising their franchise in an independent and dignified manner. This victory, however, is woefully inadequate, feels Anjali Sen Gupta

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  • People with disabilities among most adversely affected by communication barrier: Anupam Basu
    “Assistive Technology is still not considered as mainstream research as the number of beneficiaries are less, but the segment of people most adversely affected by the communication barrier, includes millions of people with physical and mental disabilities, who need to be empowered by affordable information and communication technology," says Anupam Basu, Professor Department of Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in conversation with Nupur Mishra and Parvinder Singh.

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