Shri Prakash Javadekar, the Union Human Resource Development Minister, launched the new digital initiative of HRD Ministry ‘National Digital Library of India’on the occasion of National Reading Day in New Delhi on June 19, 2018. This National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a project of the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the aegis of National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT).
The National Digital Library is a 24×7 ubiquitous knowledge resource that is accessible to anyone with internet access and it is built to enable the rise of Digital India. The objective of NDL is to make digital educational resources available to all citizens of the country to empower, inspire and encourage learning.
National Digital Library of India is developed by IIT Kharagpur. NDL is the Single Window Platform that collects and collates metadata from premier learning institutions in India and abroad, as well as other relevant sources. It is a digital repository containing textbooks, articles, videos, audio books, lectures, simulations, fiction and all other kinds of learning media.