Accessibility Statements

We are committed to ensure that the The Governor website is accessible to all users irrespective of device in use, technology or ability. It has been built, with an aim, to provide maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors. As a result this website can be viewed from a variety of devices such as Desktop / Laptop computers, web-enabled mobile devices.

We have put in our best efforts to ensure that all information on this website is accessible to people with disabilities. For example, a user with visual disability can access this website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers and screen magnifiers.

We also aim to be standards compliant and follow principles of usability and universal design, which should help all visitors of this website. This website is designed to meet Guidelines for Indian Government Websites and also adheres to level A of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 laid down by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Part of the information in the website is also made available through links to external Websites. External Websites are maintained by the respective departments who are responsible for making these sites accessible.

The Governor office is working towards making its website accessible for persons with disabilities. Information provided in Hindi language is also not accessible. If you have any problem or suggestion regarding the accessibility of this website, please write to us to enable us to respond in a helpful manner. Do let us know the nature of the problem along with your contact information.

Accessibility Features

Customized Text Size: The size of the text on the Web pages can be changed either through the browser, through the Accessibility Options page or by clicking on the text sizing icons present at the top of each page.

Consistent Navigation Mechanism: Consistent means of navigation and style of presentation throughout the Website has been incorporated.

Table Headers: The table headings are marked and associated with their corresponding cells in each row. This enables a screen reader to read out the column and row header of any cell for the user.

Headings: The Web page content is organized using appropriate headings and subheadings that provide a readable structure. H2 indicates the main heading, whereas H3 indicates a subheading.

Titles: An appropriate name for each Web page is specified that helps you to understand the page content easily.

Alternate Text: Brief description of an image is provided for users with visual disability. If you are using a browser that supports only text or have turned off the image display, you can still know what the image is all about by reading the alternate text in absence of an image. In addition,

some browsers display the alternate text in the form of a tooltip when the user moves the mouse pointer over the image.

Explicit Form Label Association: A label is linked to its respective control, such as text box, check box, radio button, and drop-down list. This enables the assistive devices to identify the labels for the controls on a form.

Form instructions and errors: Instruction text and error messages for forms are displayed dynamically i.e. while the user is navigating the form and filling up the form. To make this information available to users including screen reader users, ARIA techniques have been used. To ensure users are able to access this important form information, help for the same has been provided.

Consistent Navigation Mechanism: Consistent means of navigation and style of presentation throughout the Website has been incorporated.