In May 2013, the President of India launched ‘Bichitra’, an online collection of Rabindranath Tagore’s work. The project is sponsored by the Centre on the occasion of Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary to promote research on his work worldwide.
The Web site, in English and Bengali, will have all variant texts and all specialized tools needed by Tagore scholars. Chief components on the website will be digital images of all available manuscripts and all important printed versions totalling 47,520 pages of manuscripts and 91,637 pages of printed booksand journals.