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Access for the Disabled
 

USOF is considering interventions for access to ICT for disabled populations in rural areas. Schemes in this regard are to be evolved with due stakeholder participation. (Please see links below).All interested stakeholders are welcome to respond at the following address:
Joint Administrator (Finance)
Universal Service Obligation Fund
Dot HQ., Sanchar Bhawan 20 Ashoka Road
New Delhi- 110001
             or
jafusof@gmail.com

Pilot Project Scheme for Access to ICTs & ICT Enabled Services for Persons with Disabilities in Rural India
Invitation of Expression of Interest (EoI) from Telecom Service Providers, Licensed with DoT, for Support from USO Fund for Pilot Project Scheme for Access to ICTs and ICT Enabled Services for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Rural India. ,(More)
New Notice Inviting Expression of Interest , (More)
Copy of EoI Document for information (Pdf/Word)
Other Useful Information
  ° Concept Paper (Pdf/Word)
  ° Presentation on scheme (Pdf/PPS)
  ° Problem Statements from stakeholders (Pdf/Word)
  ° Details of Stakeholders by Category
    Service Providers (Pdf/Word)
    Organizations for PwDs (Pdf/Word)
    Manufacturer/Content Developer (Pdf/Word)
    Others (Pdf/Word)
Scheme presented at M-Enabling Summit, Washington DC, 5th-6th December 2011. Address by Joint Administrator (F), USOF at FCC Headquarters as part of International Panel on Policies and Programmes to promote Accessible and Assistive Mobile Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. (Pdf)
  UPDATES
New  Agenda for Stakeholders’ Meeting on USOF’s Pilot Project Scheme to Provide Access to ICTs and ICT Enabled Services to Persons with Disabilities to be held on 07/09/11. Invitees may kindly carry their Photo ID. More info
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