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National Archives of India

Records Available In: English, Hindi, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil. Telugu and Portuguese


The National Archives of India is the custodian of the records of enduring value of the Government of India. Established on 11 March 1891 at Calcutta (Kolkata) as the Imperial Record Department. It is the biggest archival repository in South Asia. It has a vast corpus of records viz. public records, private papers, oriental records, cartographic records and microfilms, which constitute an invaluable source of information for scholars-administrators and users of archives. National Archives of India has one Regional Office at Bhopal and three Records Centres at Bhubaneswar, Jaipur and Puducherry.


Address: Janpath Road, Opposite Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Near Shastri Bhavan, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi-110001
Established: 11 March 1891
Institution Head: Shri Pranav Khullar, Director General
Hours: Monday to Friday- 9.30 am to 8.00 pm Saturday- 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Phone: 011-23383436