"Workshop conference on access to information and communication for the rights of persons with disabilities"
2079, Paush 13 Wednesday
The National Deaf Federation of Nepal has organized a workshop on access to information and communication for the rights of persons with disabilities. The program held on Wednesday in Kathmandu was attended by representatives of various government agencies and associations. Jamuna Mishra, Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, while giving her presentation in the program, highlighted the efforts made for information and communication of disabled people as well as accessible physical structures as well as Bhabi Yojana. In addition, Raju Basnet, President of the Federation of Parents of Intellectually Disabled Persons, presented a report prepared by visiting 22 different government agencies in Kathmandu. He said that the accessibility audit was done with the main objective of advocating for accessible information and communication based on the information and facts received. In addition, the participants informed about the problems in their respective areas, the international concept that 33 percent of the screen should be reserved for sign language dubbing for deaf people in the news broadcast on television, touch communication should be arranged for the hearing impaired, all government buildings should be disabled friendly and all the laws related to disabilities should be made effective. Special emphasis was given.