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Online Manuscript Cataloguing System in Orissa – E-Pothi on Orissa State Museum Website

The online manuscript cataloguing system in Orissa, E-Pothi, is meant to help research scholars, students and historians access rare manuscripts online. The manuscripts are available online on the official website of Orissa State Museum
Times of India reports 
 Official sources said researchers can view about 40,000 manuscripts, which will be available in soft form in the state museum's website. The originals (hard copies, most of which are palm leaf and scripts and engravings) have been preserved at the state museum. Earlier, researchers had to come to the museum to get copies of the manuscripts on payment of fee, fixed by the museum authorities. 
 The manuscripts are based on Veda, tantra, purana, ayurveda, jyotisha, mathematics, grammar, lexicons, silpasashtra among others. Among these, the most sought-after manuscripts are Jayadev's Geeta Govinda, considered unparalleled in Indian literature. Scripts on alternative medicine Ayurveda are also available in the website.