Government launches mobile app for the disabled

The central government has launched a mobile app called Divyang Sarathi to provide the disabled with information on a wide range of issues.

The application will give details on subjects such as schemes, scholarships and institutional support systems.

It will also provide information about the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities like various acts, rules, regulations, schemes, employment opportunities and the disability market.

The app includes audio notes which convert written information into audio files as well font sizes that can be altered to suit a user's requirements.

The information is available in both Hindi and English.

Once downloaded, it can be accessed even if there is no internet.

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