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PlanetRead and The Billion Readers (BIRD) Initiative.​
Progress Update Report March 2023

In 1996, an idea was conceived at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) called, Same Language Subtitling (SLS). Essentially it suggested adding subtitles on mainstream video-based entertainment in the ‘same’ language as the audio to serve a vision: Every Indian, a fluent reader. PlanetRead has served as the backbone of the SLS project since 2004.
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