Indian Government Creates Online Database of Ancient Texts



To preserve the millions of manuscripts the government of India has launched a website – www.namami.org. The government claims that 1.8 million texts are part of this online database. The entire database when complete will consist of nearly five million manuscripts.

The database of Indian manuscripts is called Kriti Sampada and is created by National Mission for Manuscripts under cultural ministry. It provides information of individual manuscripts, collections of manuscripts and catalogues. The database is available in both English and Hindi.

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