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Samagra Ataljee Concept
Digital documentation of all the spoken and written words of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Background
Samagra Ataljee ( Atal Bihari Vajpayee in his entirety) is an initiative of the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP), Mumbai.
RMP (www.rmponweb.org) is primarily a training and research institute and a think-tank. RMP's sprawling campus known as Knowledge-Excellence Centre at Uttan, Bhayander near Mumbai was dedicated to the nation at the hands of Prime Minister Vajpayee in January 2003. Also, RMP was the first to compile and publish all the non-political speeches of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the form of an anthology of speeches rightly named as ' Rajneetee ke us paar' or Beyond Politics. RMP is also known for it's Documentation Centre.

On this backdrop, when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) decided to take up a mega documentation and digitisation project for the compilation of Atal Bihari Vajpayee's thoughts and literary contribution, RMP was naturally chosen as an agency to carry out this project.

Accordingly the BJP made an official announcement on December 24th, 2010 about this unique project. In his proclamation, Party President Nitin Gadkari said that BJP has decided to compile all the speeches, poems, interviews, photographs and other spoken words as well as written articles of senior Party leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in audio, video and text forms, and convert this material in digital form later. On June 8, 2011, former President of India A P J Abdul Kalam launched this project officially at a grand function in Delhi which was graced by former Deputy Prime Minister and a close associate of Aatal jee; L K Advani, BJP President Nitin Gadkari, Leaders of Opposition in the parliament of India Smt. Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, former Union Minister Sharad Yadav and others. Later, on December 23, 2011, in the presence of Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar and several other leaders, Atal Diary 2012 and a set of video CDs containing speeches of Atal Bihari Vajpayee were ceremoniously released.

In order to complete this mega-documentation project successfully, an appeal was extended through Party units in different states to the members of the public to send all the material in their collection.

Project Outline
Former Prime Minister and one of the most legendary leaders of independent India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee is known as a man of many parts - a leader par excellence, thinker, poet, journalist and author and above all an orator who has always enjoyed a very special place of pride in the hearts of millions in India and abroad. Few in the world have had such a long career and a sustained popular base across the generations, language groups, regions and religions. The uniqueness of Atalji's leadership lies in his direct connectivity with the masses. Rarely does one come across leaders with a poet's heart and philosopher's intellect enjoying an ability to have a direct appeal among the masses.

Of all the great qualities of this great leader, unparalleled are his oratorical skills. There are people who have not missed even a single public address of Atalji no matter where the public meeting was.

a. Spoken Words – (Audio/ Visual and text formats)
* Public Addresses
* Occasional Speeches
* Television and Radio Speeches
* Parliamentary Speeches
* Poetry Readings
* Interviews
* Other Interactions
b. Written Words (Printed Text Format)
* Articles
* Poems
* Letters
* Texts of speeches where audio format is unavailable
* Other material
* Project Execution Plan
* Audio/Video Data
This digital library will be available online, in a searchable and browseable form it will be freely available to anyone, anytime, from any corner of the world, for education, research and also for appreciation by our future generations. Future of the past jelled with present is theme of this project.
Project overview:
Project:Turn Key Project for Digitisation of all spoken and written words of Atal jee on directives of Shri Nitin Gadkari jee Hon’ble president BJP
Artifact Types: Manuscripts, Transcripts, Books & Journals, Photographs, Newspapers etc.
Quantity:Over 100000’s credentials
Project Components:
Digitization of more than 10000 credentials till date, total target is over 100000
Microfilming of Digitized Images to be done in second phase
Implementation of Enterprise Content Management System and creation of Portal of Atal Jee
Creation of Data Center for running the solution
Innovative PDF/A Image Solution
Global Practices Adopted
Implementation of CMIS based Integrated Document Management System for Data Interoperability
Adopted ISO Standard PDF/A File format for digital Images
Dublin Core Standards for Metadata Creation
XMP Standards for Metadata Embedding in PDF Files
Globally recognized equipments for Digitization of precious artifacts
Archival of Digital Artifacts on Microfilms for long term archival
Project Highlights
One of the pioneer project in India covering all aspects of digitization i.e. digitization of all type of media (paper, photographs, microfilms, cloths etc.), creation of data center, implementation of enterprise scale ECM with public portal, digital microfilming of images for long term archival in the second phase.
Implementation of PDF/A format with unique features like high compression, Image streaming and interactive PDFs.
Electronic Storage space saving – an eco friendly approach
Easy access of images over internet due to highly compressed images.
Creation of intelligent PDF files with metadata embedding within properties of files.
True in sense Interoperable data, reducing dependency on particular service provider.
Facility of accessing images over open internet by doing free sign up on Atal Jee portal.
Digital Archiving of Images for long term retention.
On the fly book viewer
Samagra Atal Jee’s Unique Concept designed and Developed by Rambhau Mhalgi Probodihini
Atal Jee is first individual in country to cover all aspects of digitization and has introduced some of unique technologies, which are being adopted by some of the most reputed international organizations. In person/s, organization having material in any of the above format can contribute by sharing it with us at info@ataljee.org.

Team Samagra Ataljee
Patrons
* LAL Krishna Advani
* NITIN Gadkari

EXECUTIVES
* VINAY Sahasrabuddhe
* RAVINDRA Sathe
* UMESH Upadhyay
* SUMEET Bhasin

TEAM MEMBERS
* Harsh Malhotra
* Vivek Srivastava
* Subodh Kumar
* Virender Sachdeva
* Kunal Kapur
* Vineet Pathania
* Bharat Bhushan
* Ravi Kavi
* Ravinder Kumar
* Abhishek Choudhary
* Ankur Sharma
* Shyam Sharma
* Rakesh Saini
* Nikhil Kumar
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