The Sahitya Akademi was set up by the Government of India to foster and coordinate literary activities in all the Indian languages and to promote through them the cultural unity of India.
The Akademi was formally launched by the Government of India on March 12, 1954. It was registered as a society on January 7, 1956 under the Societies Registration
The Government of India Resolution describes it as a national organization instituted to work actively for the development of Indian letters and to set high literary standards.
Here an effort is made to present autographs of Sahitya Akademi Awardees of different Indian languages.