Various forms of reference media in the form of Press Lists, Descriptive Lists, Indices, Subject Lists, Transfer Lists are available in the Department and would be provided to the scholar in keeping with his/ her topic of research. A cache of selected records and cartographic records are also available through the intranet facility in the Research Room. For detailed information on the records available in the Private Archives section, Oriental Records Division and microfilms, please refer to the Records holdings section, (Link to Record Holdings).
Abhilekh-Patal, an online search portal has also been started by NAI to give access to its holdings. Abhilekh-Patal contains the reference media of more than 2.3 million files held by the National Archives of India and over 12,000 digitized records are available for online access.Scholars are requested to watch this space for further developments on the portal. (www.abhilekh-patal.in)