'Strengthening of Digital Library and Information Management under NARS (e-GRANTH)' is a subproject under component-1 of National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). National Agricultural Research Education System (NARES) in India comprises of Agricultural Research Institutions and Agricultural Universities.
Timely access to information is becoming more and more crucial for survival in every sphere of life and agriculture sector is no exception. Today, quick access to right information has become absolutely important to optimize the agricultural output per unit land/inputs, mitigate the effects of abrupt climate changes, sustainability of natural resources and ensuring quality for nutritional security. Therefore, the demand for fast access to authentic and credible digital information sources have risen in agriculture sector be it research, education or extension. End to end value chain development requires quick access to diverse type of information. The eGranth is one such attempt.