KERALA

KCHR bid to digitise State's past

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM OCT. 26. The Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) has initiated a project to conserve documents and images relating to the social, scientific, cultural and historical heritage of the State. This project, `Digitising Kerala's Past', envisages the development of a digital repository of source materials for research on Kerala society. In the first phase, rare books, documents and out-of-print works are being digitised in collaboration with the VSSC, according to a press release issued by the KCHR. The second phase envisages digitising pre-960 photographs with the assistance of the River Valley Technology Group. Those who wish to participate in the venture have been requested to contact the Director, Kerala Council for Historical Research, PB No. 839, Vailoppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 003 (e- mail: kchr@sancharnet.in).

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