Govt Launches Indian Sign Language Mobile
The Centre on Friday launched an Indian Sign Language (ISL) dictionary mobile application called ‘Sign Learn’ containing 10,000 words.
The app was launched by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhoumik.
Sign Learn is based on the Indian sign language dictionary of the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) which contains 10,000 words.
The app is available in Android as well as iOS versions, and all the words in the ISL dictionary can be searched through Hindi or English medium, officials said.
“The app has been developed to make the ISL dictionary easily available and to make it more accessible for the public at large,” a senior official said.
Notably, ISLRTC had recently signed an MoU with the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on October 6, 2020