Indian govt launches Urdu language fonts, keyboard drivers

New Delhi/July 12
Indian government on Friday launched Urdu language fonts and keyboard drivers that will be made available to general public free of cost.
These fonts and drivers in different media were released by Indian Communications and IT minister Kapil Sibal here today.
“The fonts and drivers are developed by Technology Development for Indian Languages Programme (TDIL) of DeitY (Department of Electronics and IT) and these will be available free of cost to general public,” Sibal said, adding that Indian Language Technology Development on digital medium is one of the major thrust areas of DeitY under Communications and IT ministry.
Sibal said that content creation and consumption is one of the major requirements for the growth of any language and the Urdu fonts and drivers have been released in the public while these points in mind.
Interested persons can download the fonts by logging onto http://apps.mgov.gov.in/home.jsp website.