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Sahitya Akademi

Records Available In: Assamese,Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu


Sahitya Akademi, India's national academy of letters was established in 1954 by the Government of India. As India's premier literary institution, the Akademi preserves and promotes literature contained in twenty-four Indian languages recognised by it through awards, fellowships, grants, publications, literary programmes, workshops and exhibitions. The Akademi also undertakes literary exchange programmes with various countries across the globe to promote Indian literature beyond the shores of India.


Address: 35, Ferozeshah Road, Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Established: 1954
Institution Head: Dr. K. Sreenivasarao (Secretary)
Hours: Mon to Sat: 9.30 am to 6.00 pm (except Sunday & Gazetted Holidays)
Phone: 011-23386626/27/28