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Resources   
 Industry
       Product Design Studios
       Graphic Design Studios
       Accesibility Design Firms

 Organisations
      
Associations
          
InDeAs
      
Standards, IPR  

 Ministry
       Social Justice and
          Empowerment

Dignity Foundation
Provides the Senior Citizens with Life Enrichment Services
- with offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Delhi

Help Age India
Provides a platform for the care of disadvantaged older persons to improve their quality of life


Harmony
Provides information and services for the Elderly
- make new friends and learn new skills


 Writings, Reports, etc.
      National Policy for Older Persons

      Programs for the Care of Elderly - Govt. of India

      Social Assistance for the Elderly (pdf) - from HelpAge

      Aging in India (pdf) - prepared by WHO

     
The Old Country - from develpments.org

      Design of a Communication Device for the Elderly

      Economic Issue of Elderly in India

      Health of the Elderly in India

      Empowering the Elderly

      Articles on 'Designing for All'

 e-Groups
Save India Family
SCF Secunderabad

Design India
IDCian, IDCians
NID Folks
Sristi School
 


D'source

- resources on design in India - courses, examples, case studies, videos, etc.
 Institutions
      
All Schools
          
NID
          
IDC, IIT Bombay
          
Sristi, Bangalore
          
IIT Guwahati
          
NIFT + more
      
Museums

  IDC, IIT Bombay
    . 2 year Master of Design 
      (M. Des)
    . Doctoral Degrees (Ph. D)
    .  Admission through CEED +
      Entrance Examination +       Interview
  NID, Ahmedabad
   . 4 year) Graduate Diploma
     Programme in Design
     (GDPD)
   . 2 1/2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Design (PGDPD)
   . Admission through      Entrance Examination +      Interview

  Sristi, Bangalore
    . 2 + 2 year Professional
      Diploma in Visual
      Communication

    . Admission through       Entrance Examination +       Interview
  DoD, IIT Guwahati
   . 4 year) graduate program
     in Design (B. Des)
     Admission through JEE


Webzines
Harmony

Design for All - promotes universal design

Blogs
Seniors Chronicle


Webzines International
Ageing and Development
Health and Age 
Senior Journal



NGO's
Dignity Foundation
Helpage India
Harmony India

Indian NGO's.com - Resources for NGO's 

Institutes
Institute for Productive and Empowered Old Age (IPEOA)

     



Organisations
 National Council for Older Persons (NCOP), Delhi


International
 Help Age

International Resources:
 Inclusive Design
  Design for All
at
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