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BhashaNet portal

Why is it in the news?

  • The BhashaNet portal was launched during the Universal Acceptance (UA) Day event on March 21, 2024, to promote digital inclusion and support UA across India.

 

About Universal Acceptance (UA)Top of Form

  • Universal Acceptance (UA) is a critical concept in ensuring that all domain names and email addresses, irrespective of the language or script they are written in, can be accessed and used by all internet-enabled applications, devices, and systems.
  • It aims to eliminate barriers that prevent users from accessing digital services due to language-specific or script-specific constraints.

 

BhashaNet Portal

  • The BhashaNet portal, launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), aims to promote Universal Acceptance across India.
  • The portal offers resources and information in multiple Indian languages, widening accessibility and inclusivity for a diverse audience.
  • Developers and businesses can access tools and guidelines on the portal to assess and enhance the Universal Acceptance readiness of their applications and systems.
  • The portal showcases best practices and case studies from organizations that have successfully implemented Universal Acceptance. These serve as guidance and inspiration for others aiming to achieve UA compliance.

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