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  • 27 April, 2023

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Abhilekh patal

  • The National Archives' "Abhilekh Patal" webpage, which features over 1 crore pages of historical records, has received praise from the Prime Minister of India.

Regarding Abhilekh Patal

  • Patal, which means a board, platform, or surface, is a Sanskrit word that has been used in Indian documents since ancient times.
  • The abbreviation for Portal for Access to Archives and Learning has been created using both of these phrases.
  • It is a fully functional web gateway that enables users to access digitized collections and reference materials from the National Archives of India through the Internet.
  • It includes the reference materials for the more than 2.7 million files the National Archives of India has on hand.

National Archives of India

  • It serves as the repository for the Government of India's historical records and holds them in trust for the benefit of both the record authors and the public users.
  • It is an Attached Office of the Indian Governments to the Ministry of Culture.
  • The Imperial Record Department was established on March 11, 1891, in Calcutta (Kolkata), and In the year 1911, it was moved to The New Capital in New Delhi.

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