The library has over 9,900 registered institutions with the number of users currently being approximately 22 Lakh. The number of downloads for the Android app of NDL is almost 7 Lakh.
"As a national knowledge asset, IIT-KGP's role has always been to enable the children of India to become citizens of tomorrow. This platform, available as a website as well as Android and iOs mobile app will help ensure that not just some, but all of India can learn, share and grow," said Partha Pratim Das, a senior faculty and coordinator for the NDLI project. NDLI also has a very active Facebook and Twitter community which highlights special showcases and engages with users on a 24X7 format. Learners can search for content using various parameters like subject matter, source, content type and more. Right now, the app is available in three languages — English, Hindi and Bengali.