Prayatna Nepal conducted the task force meeting on the virtual platform zoom on 27th February 2022 among 13 individuals of various OPDs. The main objective of the task force meeting is to shed light on the issues of persons with disabilities on digital platforms and also to collect feedback on how OPDs can address these issues.
Mr. Jhabindra Bhusal, Chief officer of the Press Council shared that it would be useful if Prayatna Nepal can produce and share a final report based on the findings from discussion meetings and web accessibility audit so that they can get more clarity on the particular issues of accessibility among persons with disabilities in digital space. He also shared that they have started to consider the issues of accessibility by making some changes to their official website. He also added that this is not enough and there are many other changes to be considered, for which, he is open to taking suggestions through our web accessibility audit. likewise, various representatives of OPDs share their experiences and thoughts.
This report focus on different perspectives on issues of persons with disabilities in digital space was shared by the participants and Government effort and presents the situation on promoting digital accessibility among persons with disabilities were discussed.