Microsoft holds accessibility camp in Jallandhar for disabled people
March 15, 2018
Multinational technology firm, Microsoft and Lovely Professional University came together to organize a unique accessibility camp in Jallandhar. The aim was to improve access to technology for people with disabilities.
The camp shared the best accessibility practices to enable disabled people to realize their full potential. It promoted digital inclusion. The aim was to ensure every person has equal access to information, communication technologies, facilities, and services of Microsoft.
The event featured a series of sessions that focused on the role of technology in creating sustainable models for skilling disabled youth. There was a special focus on the need for regulatory policies for innovation on accessible technologies and inclusive hiring practices.
Several technology-based projects that empower disabled people, innovations from NGOs, and assistive technologies developed by Microsoft were featured.
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