India: Delhi Announces Plans to Digitize City Archives
From Asian Age:
In an attempt to digitalise the archives in Delhi, the city government has signed an agreement with the National Institute of Smart Governance, Hyderabad, on Tuesday.
The records includes 10 crore documents such as CID records, Gazettes, maps, manuscripts, photographs, negatives and records of eminent personalities. It will also include transfer of the digital contents on microfilm for long-term preservation.
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