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Viewing Information in Various File Formats

The information provided by this Web site is available in various formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word, and also in html format. To view the information properly, your browser need to have the required plug-ins or software. For example, the pdf reader software is required to view the pdf format document. In case your system does not have this software, you can download it from the Internet for free. The table lists the required plug-ins needed to view the information in various file formats.

Accessibility Help

Use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow increasing the text size and changing the contrast scheme for clear visibility and better readability.

Changing the Text Size

Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing Large or Small from its standard size. There are Three options provided to you to set the size of the text that affect readability. These are:

  • Small: Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.
  • Medium: Displays information in a standard font size, which is the default size.
  • Large: Displays information in a font size larger than the standard font size.

The website allows you to change the text size by clicking on the text size icons present at the top of each page.

Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:

  • text-minus Decrease text size:Allows to decrease the text size.
  • Normal Text Normal text size: Allows to set default text size
  • text plus Increase text size:Allows to increase the text size.

To change the text size using the Accessibility Options page:

  1. Select Accessibility Options. The Accessibility Options page is displayed.
  2. From the Text Size section, select the appropriate text size.
  3. Click Apply.

Change Content Language

  • हिंदी: By clicking on this link, user will be able to see the contents in hindi.
  • English: This link displays the contents in english.

Help on search facility

Using the Search Facility

  • Simple search will be available on home page from where user can search on basis of content and keyword.
  • Specific search is given on specific pages with the functionality of searching with Keywords, location, title, subject etc.

Searching Tips

  • When searching, don't enter plural forms such as "press releases" because the server will only find documents with releases (plural) in the title or keywords. If you enter release (singular), the server will list entries with both release and releases.
  • All searches are case-insensitive. That is, words are looked for regardless of capitalization.

Screen Reader Access

The National Website of India fully complies with Guidelines for Indian Government Websites. Our visitors with visual impairments can access the Portal using Assistive Technologies, such as screen readers.

The information of the Website is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes.

Following table lists the information about different screen readers:

Information related to the various screen readers

Information related to the various screen readers
Screen Reader Website Free / Commercial
Screen Access For All (SAFA)   Free
Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) http://www.nvda-project.org/ Free
System Access To Go http://www.satogo.com/ Free
Thunder http://www.screenreader.net/index.php?pageid=11 Free
WebAnywhere http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu/wa.php Free
Hal http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=5 Commercial
JAWS http://www.freedomscientific.com/jaws-hq.asp Commercial
Supernova http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=1 Commercial
Window-Eyes http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/ Commercial