Digitization of Archaeological Museum is being done through a special software in a phased manner:Culture Minister

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  1. Minister of State of Culture and Tourism has informed the Lok Sabha about JATAN which is a Virtual Museum software.
  2. The objective of the software is to make digital imprint of all objects preserved in museums.
  3. The portal works through the website wherein all the digitised data on museums have been up-loaded for online viewing. 
  4. The digital imprints of preserved objects and monuments created using the software are integrated in the national digital repository and portal for making them accessible to the public.
  5. The software has been developed by a team of experts of human centred design & computing team of Centre for Development for Advanced Computing(C-DAC).
  6. There are 48 Archaeological Site Museums under Archaeological Survey of India.Two Archaeological Site Museums namely Velha Goa and Nagarjunakondam have been digitised during the first phase.
  7. The C-DAC is an Autonomous Scientific Society of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY),Government of India.