The GIST group of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and Technology Development for Indian languages program (TDIL) of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) jointly conducted a national workshop on “Digital Publishing” at Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), New Delhi on August 29, 2016. The overall goal of the workshop was to discuss on various issues and challenges in digital publishing in Indian languages and to plan for creating an overall ecosystem with an aim to increasing e-content in Indian Languages.
Total of sixteen speakers (majority being publishers in India) presented on various issues. Objective was to collate the issues and challenges which these publishers are facing during day to day operations. This information can be utilized by TDIL, MeitY, Government of India and C-DAC to help overcoming these challenges. All the presentations were based on “Issues and challenges in adopting Unicode, e-pub standards, content translation etc. for digital publishing in Indian languages
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