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ALLAHABAD
 

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UNIVERSAL DIGITAL LIBRARY 

About UDL

The Universal digital library has the vision " A Million Books To The Web Assembling - The World's Biggest Library On Everybody's Desktop". The basic motive of the Universal Digital Library (UDL) project is to provide access to the rich repository of knowledge to everybody. The initiative was taken by a group of institutions spread across different parts of the country together with the Carnegie Melon University (USA). The IIIT-A was designated as a mega-center in the project. The major objective is to capture and store more than a million books in the digital format and to develop the required language technologies. The Universal Digital Library Centre was inaugurated By Prof. Raj Reddy of CMU, on 9th of Sept 2003 at IIIT, Allahabad. Dr. M.D.Tiwari, Director IIIT-A, is also chairman of UDL project at Allahabad center.

Nodal Center:  Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Other three mega centers are
1. International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 
2. CDAC- Noida  
3. CDAC- Kolkota

Coordination and Research Center in India  

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