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.
|Document Type||Plug-in for Download|
|Portable Document Format (PDF) files||Adobe Acrobat Reader
Convert a PDF file online into HTML or text format
Word Viewer (in any version till 2003)
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word (for 2007 version)
|Excel files||Excel Viewer 2003 (in any version till 2003)
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Excel (for 2007 version)
|PowerPoint presentations|| PowerPoint Viewer 2003 (in any version till 2003)
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for PowerPoint (for 2007 version)
|Flash content||Adobe Flash Player|
Screen Reader Access
The National Website of India fully complies with Guidelines for Indian Government WebsitesOur 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
|Screen Reader||Website||Free / Commercial|
|Screen Access For All (SAFA)||Free|
|Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)||https://www.nvaccess.org/||Free|
|System Access To Go||http://www.satogo.com/||Free|
Use the accessibility options provided by this Website to control the screen display. These options allow increasing the text spacing, changing the text size and color scheme for clear visibility and better readability.
Text Size Icons
Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:
Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size up to two levels
Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size up to two levels
Normal text size Allows to set default text size
Changing the Colour Scheme
Changing the colour scheme refers to applying a suitable background and text colour that ensures clear readability. There are four options provided to change the colour scheme. These are:
Default contrast scheme
Yellow Text on Black Background
Yellow Text on Grey BackgroundNote: Changing the colour scheme does not affect the images on the screen.