The Advanced Centre for Technical Development of Punjabi language, Literature and Culture was established in Feb. 2004 with the aim of conducting research and development in linguistic and computational aspects of Punjabi Language as well as Punjabi culture.
To evolve technical solutions for Punjabi
To participate in standardization efforts in Punjabi
To promote and assist in content development for Punjabi
To conduct research in the socio linguistic and cultural aspects of Punjab
To preserve and promote Punjabi culture
Development of core technologies for Punjabi:
Transliteration between Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi, Devnagri, Roman scripts
Machine Translation tools for automatic translation from Punjabi to Hindi and vice versa
Optical Character Recognition System
Punjabi Grammar Checker
Punjabi speech synthesis
Digitisation of Basic Materials for Punjabi language:
Corpus and Morph
Online Punjabi teaching
Developing software for official use of Punjabi:
Enabling Punjabi language to meet the needs of e-governance
Meeting the needs of Punjabi usage in electronic and print media.
Providing Technical Solutions for usage of Punjabi language on internet
Digitizing libraries and official records.
Preservation of Punjabi Intellectual Heritage:
Online Punjabi classics
Preservation of dying aspects of Punjabi language and culture
Digitizing and preserving old forms of Punjabi language and old documents.
Providing a common platform to Punjabi cyber community.