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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Category: ‘ICT4D’

Talking Smartphone distribution and orientation to visually challenged students

Mansur Ahmed Chaudhary handovers smartphone to a visually challenged woman student

Visually Impaired People’s Society (VIPS) in association with YPSA has distributed Talking Smartphone among visually impaired students. An Orientation on the use of talking smartphone and phone distribution program was […]

Prime Minister launched Accessible Dictionary for visually impaired

Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed […]

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

YPSA official Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee attended the twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), representing his organizations www.gaates.org / www.ypsa.org / www.a2i.pmo.gov.bd , and also as one of […]

As a first Bangladeshi Vashkar Bhattachearjee received 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award in New York

Vashkar is receiving award.

The Viscardi Center announced nine recipients of the 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards at a special ceremony held on December 4 at the Mutual of America building in New York […]

ICT Training of 7th and 8th Batch started at YES Center CoxsBazar

ICT (Computer) Training of 7th and 8th Batch has started at YES Center Cox’s Bazar.

With the aim to empower youth, especially girls and young women, by strengthening their skills and voices for economic self-reliance to take a leadership role in poverty alleviation initiatives in […]

Bangladesh wins international accolades for DAISY Standard Accessible Reading Materials

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA and Kabir Bin Anwar of a2i receiving trophy from ITU’s Secretary General Mr. Haolin Zhao.

Bangladesh has won the world’s most prestigious IT award called the “World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize-2017”. On 13 June 2017, in a grand ceremony at the headquarters of […]

YPSA honored with International Excellence Award at The London Book Fair

  On behalf of Bangladesh, YPSA earns International Excellence Award for the first time at the world largest book fair in London “The London Book Fair”. Watch this feature report […]

YPSA’s innovative project rewarded as 2017 UN WSIS prizes champion

Logo : WISIS PRIZES 2017 CHAMPION

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced 90 Champions around the world for the prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017 contest. DAISY-standard Accessible Reading Materials for Students with Visual and Print Disabilities project by […]

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman receives the award crest

On 21 March 2017, Community Legal Services organized a colorful event on Celebrating Challenge and Change: Community Legal Services in Bangladesh. This event was chaired by Mr. Jerome Sayre, Team […]

YPSA awarded eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016

appreciation certificate

YPSA has been recognized by the Grand Jury of eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016 for promoting participation of youth in development initiatives under the category Enablement & Empowerment. The […]

Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom

উদ্ভাবকের দেশে – প্রথা ভেঙ্গে মানুষের পাশে Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom. A program by Bangladesh Television (BTV). Supported by Access to Information program, Prime […]

Visually impaired students receiving training on skills development in use of Smartphone

Smartphone handover to a visually impaired student

YPSA has launched a training program for the visually impaired students aimed at skill development in use of Smartphone with screen reading apps.  The training workshop holding  at the YPSA’s […]

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

A Progress Sharing Meeting was held with Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury and Professor Dr. Mohammed Kamrul Huda, Registrar, University of Chittagong about the joint […]

Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016

Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016

It is not a problem that not being able to see with eyes if people with disability are given accessibility everywhere. If computer have screen reading software or smart phone […]

YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam visits YPSA stall

Divisional Commissioner Office, Chittagong with the support of  Access to Information (a2i) program of Prime Minister Office organized a three-day “Digital Innovation Fair 2016” at the Gymnasium building of Chittagong […]

Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony held at University of Chittagong

Visually impaired student of University of Chittagong receiving smart phone

YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) arranged Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony at the University of Chittagong on March 6, 2016. Vice-Chancellor of the […]

Bangladesh Experiences presented at ZERO Project Conference 2016

Group photo

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Chief Facilitator of  Federation of DPOs Sitakund, Head of  YPSA ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities IRCD ,Country Representative of GAATES and National Consultant ( Web Accessibility) at A2i […]

YPSA awarded Innovative Practice 2016 by the ZERO Project

Award receiving ceremony

YPSA was selected as one of Innovative Practices by the Zero Project’s selection committee of renowned disability and accessibility experts. Exemplary in the areas of innovation, impact, chances of long […]

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA joint GAATES as Board Member

GAATES

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Head of the ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities (IRCD) of YPSA and National Consultant on Web Accessibility, Access to Information (a2i) Programme, Prime Minister’s Office of […]

YPSA provides ICT training to 210 youth leaders in Ramu, Siakund and Mirsarai

ICT Training at Sitakund

YPSA’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) organized ICT training with the support of Counterpart International at three LDP working areas of Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong district. 210 youth leaders from Ramu, […]