Speech technologies in Indian languages

Language plays a vital role in communication among people as well as in accessing information and building an inclusive society. India is home to 22 constitutionally recognized languages English in spoken and written form is a grand technological challenge today. Another important barrier faced by many Indians is the interface-barrier of reading, writing and typing when dealing with automated systems as we progress towards Digital-India. Speech technologies provide a natural interface to overcome this barrier, achieving the goal of ‘One India’ in the digital landscape and contributing towards ‘Aatma Nirbhar-Bharat’.


Speech processing is the study of speech signals and the processing methods of signals. The signals are usually processed in a digital representation, so speech processing can be regarded as a special case of digital signal processing, applied to speech signals

  • Annexure IV
    (IISc Bangalore, NITK Surathkal)

    Speaker Diarization system for a multilingual set up for Indian Languages

  • Annexure VI
    (IIT Dharwad)

    Development and Deployment of Scalable Speaker Recognition Technology in Different Applications

  • Annexure VIII
    (IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay)

    ASR for Extremely Low-Resource Indic Languages

  • Annexure IX
    (IIT Guwahati, CDAC Kolkata, NIT Manipur, IIIT SriCity)

    End-to-End Spoken Keyword Detection System in Nine Indian Languages and its Application in Healthcare Information Dissemination

  • Annexure XI
    (DA-IICT Gandhinagar, SSNCE Chennai)

    Assistive Speech Technologies

  • Annexure XII
    (KLEF Chennai)

    Speech Quality Control (for all data collected)