BU to Digitise Ancient Manuscripts

Published: 22nd September 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th September 2014 04:37 AM   |  A+A-

The Centre for Kannada Studies of Bangalore University is planning to digitise rare manuscripts in its possession, one of which dates back to the fifth century. The gradually-aging manuscripts have forced officials to think of ways to preserve them. Located on the Jnanabharathi campus, the Centre houses over 3,000 manuscripts collected over the years, covering as many as 5,000 subjects.

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