Urdu Encyclopedia اردو انسائیکلوپیڈیا is a combined book of all three volumes compiled by The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, India. Govt. of India provided a specific amount in a budget to meet the expenses of this council. This council will work under the direct supervision of Education Ministry of India, it was decided. For the compilation of this Urdu Encyclopedia was made to protect the Urdu Language in Future. The people who belong to Urdu community in India, admits this project was a gift of Indra Gandhi, Prime Minister of India. After a long time, hard work of 300 scholars and expenses of 10 lacs helped to publish this Urdu Encylopedia, in 1996. The chief editor of this Urdu Encyclopedia is Mr. Fazlur Rahman. This book was published in three volumes by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, India. However, here below all three combined volumes are available to read online or download free.