India’s National Digital Library caters to students in all languages

(6 Jun 2020)  From India: A National Digital Library has been set up by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry for all students in the country. The library includes subjects such as elementary education, law, medicine and engineering. It provides more than 40.5 million text resources.

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said: “This library is for students from all over the country. This portal covers all subjects from primary to post-graduate level. For example, it covers subjects like social sciences, literature, law, medicine, etc.” The educational material at the National Digital Library is also available in various regional languages.

Nearly 40.6 million text resources have been made available through digitisation in the digital library, meeting the needs of students of all classes and age groups.

A major feature of this library is the diversity of its text content. Students from each state can study books here in their own dialect or language.

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