ITU – MoIC – NTA Workshop on Making ICT and mobile phones accessible for persons with disabilities in Nepal

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Workshop on

Making ICT and mobile phones accessible for persons with disabilities in Nepal

Friday 09 November 2012

Kathmandu, NEPAL

S. No.

Agenda

Time

1.

Welcome Address 

Ananda Raj Khanal

Director / Acting Chief of NTA

09:00

Chief guest Joint Secretary MoIC inaugurated the workshop by lighting the oil lamp

2.

Opening Remarks

Sameer Sharma, Senior Adviser,

ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

09:15

3.

Inaugural Speech

Sushil Kumar Ojha

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication

09:25

4.

Announcements    

Master of Ceremony thanked the Members at the Dais and walked over to the schedule

09:40

PHOTO SESSION – COFFEE BREAK (09:40 – 10:00)

5.

Policy Initiatives, Ground Realities and Way forward for making Telecom services accessible to PwD

Udaya Raj Regmi, Deputy Director, Quality of Service and Interconnection /  International Relations, Nepal Telecommunications Authority

10:00

6.

Introduction – ITU’s role in promoting telecom accessibility

Sameer Sharma,

Senior Advisor, ITU

10:15

7.

Introduction – ICT and telecom Accessibility; Good practices in Policy and industry initiatives

Nirmita Narasimhan,

ITU Expert, Accessibility

10:45

8.

Formulating policy and project implementation

for persons with disabilities

Archana Gulati,  ITU expert,  Universal Service Policy

11:15

9.

Perspective, initiatives, plans and challenges in making Telecom Services accessible to the persons with disabilities

Minu Pradhan, Deputy Manager / Shyam Wagle, Engineer, Nepal Telecom

 

 

11:45

 10.  Perspective, initiatives, plans and   challenges in making Telecom Services accessible to the persons with disabilities

Lena K. Kansakar, Ncell

12:05

11.

 

Improving Access to Information and Communication Technology for persons with disabilities in Developing Countries

Birendra Raj Pokharel

12:25

12.

Overview on the initiatives taken by MoWCSW regarding persons with disabilities

Geeta Gurung, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare

12:40

13.

Panel Discussion

Ministry representatives, NTA, Industry, and related organisations

12:55

14.

Closing Remarks

MoIC/NTA/ ITU

01:30

 

To Download Workshop agenda Click Here: ICT accessibility workshop_agenda for Nepal ITU_November 2012 Revised 8 November 2012.pdf

For Media Briefiing, Click here: Media Briefing

For further information http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/asp/CMS/Events/2012/Nepal-PwDs/index.asp

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