World Disability Day 2019

Ref. No. NAD/WDD-Circular/2019                                                     Date:- 22nd November 2019

INVITATION LETTER

Dear Friends, Members & Non-Members,

Greetings from National Association of the Deaf! We hope this letter finds you in good health with your work progressing well.

N.A.D. is an organisation that is working to empower Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across India; one that is of the deaf, by the deaf and for the deaf. N.A.D. hopes to breathe new life into the deaf movement and empower deaf people across the country to stand up and claim the rights that they are entitled to. N.A.D. is a non- governmental, not for profit, organisation registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, no. s/50137/2004. It is a voluntary organisation and all the work that it carries out it down to the dedication and hard work of its members and the executive board. N.A.D relies on the support it receives not only from its members, but also society at large.

We are very glad to inform you that we are organising the World Disability Day at India Gate, Amar Jyoti Jawan, New Delhi on 3rd December 2019, Tuesday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

  1. Indian Sign Language (ISL) to be added the amendment in the Constitution of India
  2. Education for Persons with Disabilities
  3. Census of India 2021

Also, we with NCPEDP are organizing “Walk to Freedom”, celebrating Inclusion on World Disability Day at India Gate, New Delhi on 3rd December, 2018. The general theme will be the celebration on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities but the collaterals can also be designed keeping in mind the above 3 sub-themes.

We wish to invite all you, any deaf members, any deaf leaders & deaf senior members from each of your deaf associations, deaf clubs, deaf sports, deaf women associations, deaf organisations & deaf institutions to attend the World Disability Day on 3rd December 2019, Tuesday at India Gate, New Delhi from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Thanking you!

 

Yours Sincerely,

Anuj Jain

Executive Director

Posted on 23 Nov 2019.

Documents

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1 Invitation Letter from NAD Invitation Letter from NAD in PDF format PDF / (0.69 MB)

Demand to include Indian Sign Language (ISL) in the English Schedule of the Indian Constitution

Kindly refer to the video and send your letter to Shri Amit Shah, Hon'ble Home Minister regarding the demand to include Indian Sign Language (ISL) in the English Schedule of the Indian Constitution - Table the Amendment in the Winter Session of the Parliament. Please see the attached file.

Posted on 18 Nov 2019.

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1 Letter format for Shri Amit Shah, Home Minister Send Letter to Shri Amit Shah, Home Minister GOI DOCX / (0.01 MB)
2 The Copy of the Reply from the Government Department of Official Language Letter PDF / (0.65 MB)
3 Proposed Amendments in the Constitution for ISL Rights to Indian Sign Language to be added as an amendment in the constitution of India PDF / (0.07 MB)

Survey for Accessibility of ISL Interpreter on DD News, DD Bharti & Zee News TVs

Hello everyone who has seen the Professional ISL Interpreter on DD News, DD Bharti & Zee News TVs, the board members of National Association of the Deaf (NAD) sincerely request few minutes of your time to fill in the survey with your honest opinion. 

We are in progress of collecting your feedbacks and preparing a report for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with CC to the News TV Channels to keep them aware and guide them to improve the quality of the service.

The Survey is in the link below:- 
 
 
Please do distribute the above link to every deaf people who has seen the above mentioned News TV Channels with the Interpreter on-screen.
 
Thank you
Posted on 28 Jun 2019.

Previous Breaking News

World Disability Day 2019

Posted on 23 Nov 2019.

Demand to include Indian Sign Language (ISL) in the English Schedule of the Indian Constitution

Posted on 18 Nov 2019.

No protest against Social Welfare Department, Delhi Govt. on 5th to 7th August 2019

Posted on 03 Aug 2019.

Survey for Accessibility of ISL Interpreter on DD News, DD Bharti & Zee News TVs

Posted on 28 Jun 2019.

UN declared 23rd Sept as International Day of Sign Language

Posted on 09 Jan 2018.

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Draft Policy for Accessibility Standards for TV

Dear Friends,

We inform you that we are sending the Draft Policy for Accessiblity Standards for TVs in PDF to all of you. Please study them and send your draft to my e-mail ID nadindia2004@gmail.com for suggestions, ideas before 12pm on 7th June 2019 then we will send the final draft to the MIB on 7th June 2019 at 2pm.

Thanks & Regards

NAD India

Posted on 05 Jun 2019.

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1 Policy for Accessibility Standards for PWD in TV Draft Policy for your review. PDF / (1.65 MB) Download

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Draft Policy for Accessibility Standards for TV

Draft Policy for Accessibility Standards for TV
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Posted on 24 May 2018.

International Women’s Day

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Posted on 25 Mar 2018.

Launch of Indian Sign Language Dictionary

Launch of Indian Sign Language Dictionary
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