Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment provides the following information “A Common Catalogue of Accessible content produced anywhere in India came up with online braille library.
http://www.oblindia.org/ provides common catalogue in place, when a book is selected for accessible format conversion, the organization makes an entry in the common catalogue. Other organizations also look up this common catalogue and do not waste efforts on converting the books already being processed by other organizations. And later the organisation which participate share the books they convert among themselves.
No option was available to visually impaired community to search the catalogue of accessible books available with civil society groups in different states. Now they can search for the books they want to read on the common catalogue and order for it with the organizations possessing the book wherever it may be located.
Languages in which books are available
Hindi, English, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit, Assamese, Malayalam, MiddleEnglish, Hebrew, English/Hindi.
Area Covered – PAN India. Source: www.thebetterindia.com