BhashaNet portal

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Source-This post on BhashaNet portal has been created based on the article “MeitY/NIXI successfully unveils BhashaNet portal at Universal Acceptance Day event” published in “PIB” on 21 March 2024.

Why in the news?

The BhashaNet portal was unveiled at the Universal Acceptance (UA) Day event on March 21, 2024.

About BhashaNet portal

BhashaNet portal
Launched byMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)
ObjectiveTo advance digital inclusion and promoting Universal Acceptance across India.
Key features1) Multilingual Support-The portal will provide resources and information in multiple Indian languages, making it accessible to a wider audience.
2) UA Readiness Tools-Developers and businesses can access tools and guidelines to help them assess and improve the UA readiness of their applications and systems.
3) Best Practices and Case Studies-The portal will showcase best practices and case studies from organizations that have successfully implemented UA, serving as a source of inspiration and guidance for others
Significance1) It will support the cause of Universal Acceptance by providing resources, tools, and information to help developers, businesses, and organizations make their applications and systems Universal Acceptance-compliant.
2) It will bridge the digital divide and ensure that everyone, irrespective of their language or script, can access and benefit from digital services

Note-Universal Acceptance-
It is a concept that aims to ensure that all domain names and email addresses, regardless of language or script, can be used by all internet-enabled applications, devices, and systems.

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