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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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,…

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh.

Access to information (a2i) program and TQI-II project of Ministry of Education have jointly organized a Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired…

Good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki

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YPSA led community radio “Sagor Giri FM 99.2” arranged a good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki, a public dialogue or face to face conversation between citizen and local government,…

Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) explained

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DAISY explained by Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA. This video is a production of ICT and Resource Center on Disability (IRCD). IRCD is a link organization of YPSA which…

Student with Disabilities of Chittagong demanding the Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty

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Disabled Student Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) arranged an orientation program on “DAISY Books and Marrakesh Treaty” in collaboration with Sitakund Federation of DPOs, University of Chittagong, YPSA and Disability…

Historical and impressive Moment!

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For  the first time in Bangladesh, YPSA with the collaboration of World Intellectual Properties Organization [WIPO], Accessible Book Consortium, Digital Accessible Information System [DAISY] Consortium and Australian Aid  distributed 4th…

YPSA become winner of the International Excellence Award 2015

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Head of YPSA IRCD (ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities ) and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman , Chief Executive of YPSA has attended at the London Book Fair and received this International Excellence Award

YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , United Kingdom on 14th…

Program on Access to DAISY Books held at CU

Vashkar addressing the program

Disable Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized a program on Access to DAISY Books at University of Chittagong on April 4, 2015. About 50 visually…

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) awarded to YPSA

honorable adviser of the Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi handover the cheque to Md. Arifur Rahman, CE and Vashkar Bhattacharjee. PM of YPSA

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) of Access to Information (a2i) Program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh Government awarded to YPSA for ‘Production of accessible reading materials…

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of CU held

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of Chittagong University

Disabled Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized “Distribution of Digital Talking Books for students of visually impaired farewell and reception 2015” at Chittagong University on…

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated textbook distribution program for the 2015 academic year. she also opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students.…

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA

ICTPD-2014A batch attends a meeting

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Stockholm University and Life Academy, Sweden organize International Training Program on ICT and Pedagogical Development (ICTPD) each year.  The regional workshop for the batch…

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh on the…

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” held for the first time in Bangladesh.

Ms. Shahed Khanam Naly receiving certificate from Education Minister

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” was conducted during 15 to 17 September 2014 at the BASIS Auditorium, Dhaka. This program was conducted by the DAISY Consortium with support from WIPO…