DD offers free signals of sign language interpretation for I-Day celebrations

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By indiantelevision.com Team Posted on : 14 Aug 2014 08:39 pm

NEW DELHI: To enable the hearing impaired so that they can savour the spirit of Independence Day, Doordarshan will make available free of cost the signals of the coverage of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation after the flag hoisting of the tricolour along with the sign language interpretation.
 
The Information and Broadcasting ministry said all news television channels interested in carrying the live telecast of the ceremony commentary are advised to carry the signals of DD News with sign language interpretation.
 
 The Ministry said that this was being done in view of requests received from members of the civil society.
 
 Prasar Bharati has informed the ministry that DD news channel would be carrying the sign language interpretation and private satellite TV channels can avail the same from them.

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