Taking another step forward in providing effective e-Governance facilities to the common man, district administration Barnala has launched its revamped website, barnala.gov.in, which will be accessible to visually impaired people. The website was launched by Deputy Commissioner Barnala Dharam Pal Gupta. Following the directions of Government of India, NIC Barnala has migrated its website, Barnala.gov.in, on the S3WAAS platform.While informing about this new initiative Deputy Commissioner Barnala Mr. Dharam Pal Gupta told that S3WAAS (Secure, Scalable and Sugam Website as a Service) provides the facilities like GIGW Compliance, Generic Search, Responsive Design etc. He also informed that all the content has been published in Bi-Lingual format, English and Punjabi.Gupta said, “The website can now be accessed by visually impaired people by using the speaking software which is easily installable on any system. The colour blindness problem has also been addressed by this website and provides the feature of changing the contrast to enable colour blind people access this website.”
Deputy Commissioner Barnala specially appreciated the efforts made by Assistant Commissioner (General) Barnala Mr. Mankanwal Singh Chahal, PCS and DIO Barnala Mr. Neeraj Garg and his team for achieving this migration and making Barnala the second district in the State to achieve this target. "The data on the website will be regularly updated and new features will be added in the future to provide effective Government to Citizen Services to the common man of the District", said the DC.Telling further about the website District Informatics Officer Barnala Neeraj Garg told that a lot many new features have been incorporated in this new version which includes Information about DC Office Branches and their duties, STD Codes, PIN Codes and Telephone Directory etc.On this occasion, Assistant Commissioner (General) Mankanwal Singh Chahal, AC (Grievances) Dr. Himanshu Gupta, AC (UT) Pavitar Singh, DIO Neeraj Garg and other staff members of National Informatics Centre Barnala were also present.