Development of Cross-Lingual Information Access (CLIA) System

Funded by:
Department of Information Technology
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Govt. of India

Objectives:
CLIA is a mission mode project to be executed by a consortium of academic and research institutions and industry partners. The final deliverable of the project at the end of two years will be a portal where,

  • A user will be able to give a query in one Indian language
  • The user will be able to access documents available in the language of the query, Hindi (if the query language is not Hindi), and English.
  • The results can be presented in the language in which the information originally resided.

The language involved are Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.