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Accessibility Statement

We are committed to ensure that the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Government of India 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.

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 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 using XHTML 1.0 Transitional and meets priority 1 (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.

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:

A- Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size.

A Normal text size: Allows to set default text size

A+ Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size.

To change the text size using the Accessibility Options page:

Select Accessibility Options. The Accessibility Options page is displayed.

From the Text Size section, select the appropriate text size.

Click Apply.

If you have any problem or suggestion regarding the accessibility of this Website, please send a feedback to us.