1. To commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, two IITs and the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) have joined hands to develop Gandhipedia, an online repository of books, letters and speeches written by him.
2. The entire project will be done with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In the first phase, over 40 books written by Mahatma Gandhi will be digitized and indexed.
3. The first phase is expected to be completed by March next year followed by four more phases till March, 2024.
4. IT Gandhinagar is also a part of the project along with IIT Kharagpur and NSCM, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture.
5. Mr. Mukherjee is leading the project, and a total of 100 works of Mahatma Gandhi, including his letters and speeches, would be uploaded in the portal.