The Official Web Portal of the East Garo Hills District, Meghalaya, has been built with an aim to provide maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors.
This website complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This will enable people with visual impairments access the website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers. The information of the website is accessible with different screen readers from a variety of devices such as Desktop or Laptop computers, web-enabled mobile devices, WAP phones, PDAs, etc. However, currently Portable Document Format (PDF) files are not fully accessible.
Assistive Technologies are meant to cater to the needs of people with various impairments like Visual, Hearing, Mobility, and Learning impairment. An assistive technology helps differently abled people in rendering or viewing a webpage. Screen Readers are assistive devices that convert text into synthesized speech to facilitate visually impaired users to listen to and comprehend the content on a webpage.
|Screen Reader||Website||Free / Commercial|
|Screen Access For All (SAFA)||http://www.nabdelhi.org/NAB_SAFA.htm||Free|
|Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)||http://www.nvda-project.org/||Free|
|System Access To Go||http://www.satogo.com/||Free|
|JAWS (Job Access With Speech)||http://www.freedomscientific.com/jaws-hq.asp||Commercial|