Accessibility Statement-SC NJDG

Accessibility Statement

Supreme Court of India is committed to ensuring that this portal is accessible to all users irrespective of device in use, technology, or ability. The portal has been built with an aim to provide maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors. As a result, this portal can be viewed from a variety of devices such as desktop, laptop computers, web-enabled mobile devices etc. All efforts have been made to ensure that the information displayed on this portal is accessible to persons with disabilities. For example, a user with visual disability can access this portal using assistive technologies such as screen readers and screen magnifiers. In case of any problem or suggestion regarding the accessibility of this portal, please send an e-mail to itcell[at]sci[dot]nic[dot]in The key accessibility features used in this portal are as follows-

  • Skip Navigation:
    Quick access to the core content on the page is provided without going through repetitive navigation using the keyboard.
  • Go to Navigation:
    Quick access to the main Navigation on the page is provided without going through repetitive navigation using the keyboard.
  • Descriptive Link Text:
    Brief description of a link is provided using descriptive phrases instead of just using words such as 'Read more' and 'Click here' as link text.
  • Further, if a link opens a Website in a new window, the description specifies the same.
  • Identification of file type and file size:
    Information about alternate file types, such as PDF, Word, Excel along with the file size has been provided within the link text to help users identify the same. In addition, icons for different file types have been provided with the links. This helps users in deciding whether they wish to access the link. For example, if a link opens a PDF file, the link text specifies its file size and file type.
  • Table Headers:
    The table headings are marked and associated with their corresponding cells in each row. This enables a screen reader to read out the column and row header of any cell for the user.
  • Headings:
    The Web page content is organized using appropriate headings and subheadings that provide a readable structure. H2 indicates the main heading, whereas H3 indicates a subheading.
  • Titles:
    An appropriate name for each Web page is specified that helps you to understand the page content easily.
  • Alternate Text:
    Brief description of an image is provided for users with visual disability. If you are using a browser that supports only text or have turned off the image display, you can still know what the image is all about by reading the alternate text in absence of an image. In addition, some browsers display the alternate text in the form of a tooltip when the user moves the mouse pointer over the image.
  • Explicit Form Label Association:
    A label is linked to its respective control, such as text box, check box, radio button, and drop-down list. This enables the assistive devices to identify the labels for the controls on a form.
  • Consistent Navigation Mechanism:
    Consistent means of navigation and style of presentation throughout the Website have been incorporated.
  • Keyboard Support:
    The website can be browsed using a keyboard by pressing the Tab and Shift + Tab keys.
  • Customized Text Size:
    The size of the text on the Web pages can be changed either through the browser, through the Accessibility Options page or by clicking on the text sizing icons present at the top of each page.