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National Archives of India :

          
The National Archives of India, a sentinel of  nation's documentary   heritage was entrusted in 2002 with the task of co-ordination and implementation of the work pertaining to preparation of National Register of Jain Manuscripts. Five Nodal Agencies were selected to search and catalogue the Jain Manuscripts throughout India.These five Nodal Agencies are:
       
        1.National Prakrit Institute, Shravanbelagola, Karnataka.
        2.Bhogilal Leharchand Institute of Indology, Delhi.
        3.Satshrut Prabhavna Trust, Jaipur.
        4.D.K.Jain Institute, Arrah, Bihar.
        5.Kund Kund Jnanapith, Indore.

       It was further decided in 2002 to adopt a common software for listing annd cataloguing Jain Manuscripts. The work pertaining to preparation of a common software was entrusted to National Informatics Centre(NIC), New Delhi. After completion of the work of cataloguing by the above-noted five agencies,which are also to act as resource centers, the NIC was entrusted the job of preparing a website on Jain Manuscripts and to upload the material.