Sign language Current Affairs, GK & News

September 23: International Day of Sign Languages

The International Day of Sign Languages was observed on September 23, 2021 to raise awareness regarding the importance of sign language. Key facts The day is observed every year by the UN General Assembly. It is observed with the objective of raising awareness on the importance of sign language in full realisation of human rights ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Sign Languages

The International Day of Sign Languages is observed every year on 23rd of September to raise awareness of the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. The theme for year 2019 is ‘Sign Language Rights for All’.

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Ministry of I and B announces Accessibility Standards for the Hearing Impaired

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced the implementation of accessibility standards for television programmes for persons with hearing impairment. How Accessibility Standards would be Implemented? The Accessibility Standards would be implemented through the provision of captioning and Indian Sign Language. All news channels are required to carry a news bulletin with sign language ..

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The first-ever International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL-2018)

The International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is observed every year on September 23 along with International Week of the Deaf. It highlights the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. It is the first ever IDSL, which was officially adopted at the 72nd United ..

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Indian Sign Language Dictionary

“First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words” was launched by Union Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment. The dictionary has been developed by Indian Sign Language Research & Training Centre (ISLR&TC) under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), M/o Social Justice & Empowerment. The dictionary aims to bring uniformity in sign languages used ..

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