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 across the nation.

The 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.

Takeaways from above News:
  • Samuel Johnson Jr. wrote the first English dictionary in 1978 in America
  • Full form of (ISLRTC) is Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre
  • Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) in New Delhi.
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Source- The Indian Express

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