Rashtriya E-Pustakalaya MoU Signed By Department Of School Education and National Book Trust

  • The Department of School Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India, has signed a MoU with the National Book Trust to develop an institutional framework for the Rashtriya e-Pustakalaya Digital Library Platform. 
  • The MoU was signed by Shri K. Sanjay Murthy, Secretary of Department of School Education & Literacy (DoSE&L), and Joint Secretary, Smt. Archana Sharma Awasthi, among other senior officials. 
  • The MoU aims to create an institutional framework for the digital library platform, Rashtriya e-Pustakalaya, which will be available round-the-clock, irrespective of the reader’s geographical location. 
  • The platform will also address the problem of ‘last mile’ library presence in many states and will include over 10,000 books in more than 100 languages in the coming 2-3 years. 
  • The Rashtriya e-Pustakalaya app will be available for download on both Android and iOS devices. 
  • The project aims to bridge the digital divide and create an inclusive atmosphere for everyone, making the books available anytime and anywhere.
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