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As focus shifts away from archives, Kerala state’s rich history at risk of erasure 

Department is now more concerned about building heritage centres and museums across Kerala

published on : 30th January 2023
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World's first palm-leaf manuscript museum in Kerala capital a mine of stories

The facility is essentially a repository of curious nuggets of administrative, socio-cultural and economic facets of Travancore spanning a period of 650 years till the end of the 19th century.

published on : 5th January 2023
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Bundle of 350-year-old palm leaf manuscripts goes missing from Kerala museum

Making matters worse, the original paper identifying and cataloguing the collection of the 30 bundles has also gone missing.

published on : 16th December 2022
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NIS publishes new version of Agathiyar Gunavagadam

These manuscripts were in possession of V Ramesh, grandson of Vaidyar Venugopala Pillai, who practised Siddha medicine in Cuddalore district.

published on : 29th August 2022
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New 3D technology to preserve palm leaf manuscripts

Palm leaf manuscripts cover a wide range of subjects like Astronomy, Architecture, Law, Music and Medicine.

published on : 17th August 2022