Ministry of Education
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DIKSHA for children with disabilities

Posted On: 15 DEC 2021 4:32PM by PIB Delhi

DIKSHA is the platform for providing quality e-content for school education in States/UTs and QR coded Energized Textbooks for all grades (one nation, one digital platform). DIKSHA complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This enables people with visual impairments to access the website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers.

Special e-content for visually and hearing impaired developed on Digitally Accessible Information System (DAISY) and in sign language on NIOS website/ YouTube.  In all 767 textbook based ISL videos have been recorded. Out of these 510 textbook based on ISL videos are uploaded on DIKSHA. The 10,000 word ISL dictionary has been uploaded on DIKSHA. 3,142 audio books chapters are also uploaded on DIKSHA.

The information was given by the Minister of State for Education, Smt. Annpurna Devi in a written reply in the RajyaSabha today.

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