Telecast to be accompanied with sign language interpretation
Feed of DD News and DD Bharati to be made available free of cost to all TV channels
I&B Ministry has today taken a decisionto facilitate access, to the differently abled people, to the Speech of Hon’ble President of India on the eve of Republic Day on 25th January, 2019 and to the commentary of Republic Day Ceremony/Parade on 26th January, 2019 to help them connect meaningfully with this important National Day.
DD Bharati will carry sign language interpretation of the President’s Address to the nation on their channel from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM on 25th January, 2019. On 26th January, 2019, DD News will carry the sign language interpretation of the commentary on their channel from 9:00 AM to 11.25 AM (or till the end).
The feed of DD News/DD Bharati will be made available free of cost to all TV channels who may avail of this facility for the benefit of differently abled people.