The Unicode Standard is a character coding system designed to support the worldwide interchange, processing, and display of the written texts of the diverse languages and technical disciplines of the modern world. In addition, it supports classical and historical texts of many written languages.
A draft of the Assamese Unicode code-set was prepared after due consultation with linguists and the State Govt. and submitted to the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India for further evaluation. The Assamese code-set is similar to that of the Bengali, exceptions being
1. The letter Ra ()
has code 09F0 instead of 09B1 and the letter wa ()
has code 09F1 in lieu of 09B5.