National Virtual Library of India (NVLI) is a major project set up by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, under the National Mission on Libraries (NML).
The execution of the project is carried out by multiple institutions including:
1. IITB (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Mumbai
2. CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing), Pune
3. IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), New Delhi
This project is an important part of the larger vision of putting information of the entire Indian cultural heritage in the digital web world.
The main goal of this project is to create, collect, encode, and collate various digital artifacts related to Indian culture, in the form of a portal, and to allow relevant information access through web-based search.