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India’s public libraries undergoing revolutionary change

(14 February 2017, New Delhi) Images of ill-maintained public libraries – laden with dust and poor-infrastructure, barely prompting a second visit – is undergoing a complete makeover thanks to the government’s ambitious National Mission on Libraries. More significantly, state-of-the-art facilities combining the latest internet technologies are being plugged in to attract the younger generation. “Some […]


400 crore for National Mission on Library

(28 December 2015) India’s Ministry of Culture has approved Rs. 400 crore [US$60 million] for the scheme “National Mission on Libraries – Upgradation of Libraries – Providing Services to the Public” for the 12th Plan period [2012-2017]. The components of the National Mission on Libraries (NML) are : (i)                Creation of National Virtual Library of India […]