The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar launched the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) . The library aims to become a single window platform for all educational needs.
The main objective of the library is to integrate several national and international digital libraries in one single web-portal.
- The National Digital library of India (NDLI) is a project under Ministry of Human Resource Development, India.
- The platform is an integrated one for schools, colleges, universities, teachers and students alike.
- The library will provide free access to many books in English and other Indian languages.
- It was launched in pilot form in May 2016.
- At present, over 35 lakh e-books in more than 200 languages are available in the digital library.
- The library can be accessed at ndp.iitkgp.ac.in.
- The User registration is open to users from around the world.
- However, contents from some popular sources are only freely accessible to registered users.
- Users would be able to register for free National Digital Library from Google Play store.