Digital Launch Of Rajkiya Zila Pustakalaya Kanpur

May 21st, 2015 Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Nagar, UP—Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), in partnership with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Government of Uttar Pradesh, launched The Kanpur Nagar Digital Public Library in Kanpur Nagar of Uttar Pradesh.  The Kanpur Nagar Digital Public Library is an initiative of the Kanpur Nagar District Public Library. …

India Public Libraries Conference: Towards Digital Libraries

To discuss how public libraries can be regained as public places for seeking information and knowledge, for the first time in India, an international conference-cum-workshop on public libraries was organised. The three day event ‘India Public Libraries Conference 2015’ (www.iplc.in) was held at India International Centre (IIC), Lodi Estate in New Delhi during March 17-19, 2015, comprising of a two day conference on the theme “Transforming Public Libraries in India: Envisioning the Future” and a day long parallel workshops for library officials and professionals.

Maharaja Harendra Kishore Kendriya Zila Pustakalay, Bettiah West Champaran, Bihar

Maharaja Harendra Kishore Kendriya Zila Pustakalay which was established more than hundred years ago has been functioning as a district public library for twenty five years now. Until 2013, the library was not fully functional. Then came the Global Libraries (GL) pilot project in the library campus of Bettiah District Public Library, a project of…