Ad
FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     19 Oct 2018 11:19:07      انڈین آواز
Ad

India’s first sign language dictionary to come up soon

The government is all set to come up with the country’s first-of-its-kind dictionary which aims to bring uniformity in sign languages used by hearing and speech impaired people.

Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot said, Indian Sign Language, ISL dictionary, which is being developed by the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC), has so far compiled 6,032 Hindi and English words and their corresponding graphic representation of the signs which are used in daily life.

The dictionary is being developed in both print and video format to help bridge the communication gap, he said. The Minister was speaking at the inauguration of a two-day national conference titled ‘Empowering Deaf through Indian Sign Language’ in New Delhi today.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad
Ad

MARQUEE

3000-year-old relics found in Saudi Arabia

Jarash, near Abha in saudi Arabia is among the most important archaeological sites in Asir province Excavat ...

Instagram co-founders quit

WEB DESK The 2 co-founders of Instagram have resigned, reportedly over differences in management policy with ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart