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Screen Reader Access

Geological Survey of India website is compliant for Screen Reader Access. Our visitors with visual impairments can access the Portal using Assistive Technologies, such as screen readers.

The information of the Website is accessible with different screen readers, such as SAFA, NVDA, and System Access To Go.

Following table lists the information about different screen readers:

Various Screen Readers

Screen Reader Website Free / Commercial
Screen Access For All (SAFA) http://safa-reader.software.informer.com/download/ external-link-icon Free
Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) http://www.nvda-project.org/ external-link-icon Free
System Access To Go http://www.satogo.com/ external-link-icon Free

Viewing Information in Various File Formats

The information displayed in this Web site is available in different formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word, and also in html format. In order to view the information properly, your browser need to have the required plug-ins or software. For example, the pdf reader software is required to view the pdf format document. In case your system does not have this software, you can download it from the Internet for free. The table lists the required plug-ins needed to view the information in various file formats.

Viewing Information in Various File Formats

Document Type Plug-in for Download
Portable Document Format (PDF) files PDFimageAdobe Acrobat Reader
Convert a PDF file online into HTML or text format external-link-icon
Zip content Zipimage WinZip external-link-icon
Rar content Rarimage WinRAR external-link-icon

Accessibility Help

Use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow increasing the text size and changing the contrast scheme for clear visibility and better readability.

Changing the Text Size

Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing Large or Small from its standard size. There are Three options provided to you to set the size of the text that affect readability. These are:

  • Small: Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.
  • Medium: Displays information in a standard font size, which is the default size.
  • Large: Displays information in a font size larger than the standard font size.

The website allows you to change the text size. Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:

  •  Decrease text size Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size.
  •  Normal text size Normal text size: Allows to set default text size
  •  Increase text size Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size.

To change the text size using the Accessibility Options page:

  1. Navigate to Top of the page. The Accessibility Options is displayed.
  2. From the Text Size section, select the appropriate text size.
  3. Text size will be displayed accordingly.

Change Content Language

  • Hindi (India) [hi]: By clicking on this link, the contents will be displayed in Hindi.
  • English [en]: On clicking, the contents will be displayed in English.


You can visit  Sitemap  page to get an overall view of the contents of this site. You can also navigate around the site by clicking on the Sitemap link.

Do you need further help?

If you need further help, please contact GSI HelpDesk

Name IP Phone No. Email
GSI PORTAL HELPDESK IP: 10013 / 10014 ocbis.helpdesk@gsi.gov.in
For any feedback or issues, please write to ocbis.helpdesk@gsi.gov.in or call IP Phone 10013/10014, BSNL 033-2357-1775
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