The Unicode-5 format is unduly the best way to digitalise the everlasting oeuvre of Tagore as it is the best current standard universally to identify uniquely the letters of all the languages used all over the World
After Tagore’s nobel theft this effort will surely undermine the psychological defeat of all the Bengalis. All the die-hard fans of Rabimdranath Thakur on the surface of the globe can now afford a fair opportunity of possessing all kinds of queries related to him. Prof Anupam Basu of the Computer Science and Engineering Department of IIT, Kharagpur said: "Work on the project has already started. If everything goes as planned, by the next birthday of the Nobel Laureate,a t least some sections of the Rachanabali will be made available online."
The Unicode-5 format is unduly the best way to digitalise the everlasting oeuvre of Tagore as it is the best current standard universally to identify uniquely the letters of all the languages used all over the World. Webby Media has engulfed the present ongoing world
of literature. So, it is a very fine attempt to present Tagore’s literal works on World Wide Web in Bengali.
The Bengali format will pioneer regional Bengali literature. Official versions of Tagore’s works, published by Visva-Bharati will be used at the time of digitisation. The availability of Gurudev’s poetry , prose, short stories, dramas and essays will break the narrow walls of provincialism and will build the bridges of integration between the far-flung cultures of other races, nations and cultures of India as well as highly rich Bengali culture.
Albeit it is a great feeling to read Tagore online, the enthusiastic book-lovers will not be deflected. The hard copies of Rabindra Rachanabali will remain a treasure-trove of all time perpetual embodiments. It will put everyone in thrilling attachment till the next birthday of Rabi Thakur for browsing in the URL address of him, the existing website of SNLTR. It has also developed a mini search engine for easy findings of any Tagore related in formations.