Education  India Project #15149

Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks

by Vidya Poshak
Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks
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Dear well wishers

Our hearty gratitude for your continued support in our endeavor of empowering the educational community. During the calendar year 2018 we continued to support rural economically challenged youth & students through our Libraries & Knowledge Resource Centers. 

The following services are being provided to students through our five KRCs located at Hubballi, Dharwad, Sirsi, Belagavi, Davanagere & Vijayapur. Overall more than 6000 youth has been benefited directly by utilizing the following services.

Access to Books: The student community could access 28,000 books which included academic as well as those related to cracking cooperative examinations. 1500 students have been provided books for their home use through our Book banks and more than 3120 students utilized the study center.

Computer and Internet: The students were also provided computer and internet facility. The student could practice and operate various Programing languages and also able to use for researching for academic requirements. More than 2100 students made use of the Computer facility which were available in all 6 Knowledge resource centers.

SDP workshops: 20 Skill Development workshops and career counseling sessions were conducted with the help of experts through which more than 800 students reaped benefits.

Social Activities: During the year six social activity programs were organized, which included planting trees, sanitation campaigns, visit to old age homes, orphanages and physically/mentally challenged student institutions. 200+ student volunteers and senior volunteers took part in these activities.
We truly appreciate you thoughtful contribution for the students community. We wish you and your family a Wonderful New Year 2020.
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Our five Libraries and 12 book banks continue to provide services to the youth by providing academic & reference books. Also in all the libraries the students are allowed to use the computers and Internet facilities for their academic research purposes. On an average 2000 students access our libraries and book banks every month. More than 1000 students utilize the Computer facilities available in all our library branches.

During the month of September our focus was on to conduct skill workshops to the students on some of the softskills. 

On 8th Sep - Workshop on Goal setting and motivation was conducted by Mr. Praveen Gudi  in Lions Sabhabhavana, Lions School Sirsi. 120 students from various education institutions and classes attended the workshop. The workshop lasted for 2hours  30 minutes. We have received positive feedbacks from the participants.

On 16th Sep Workshop on "Defence Service Career & Opportunities" for college students was conducted by Brigadiar S.G.Bhawat a reputed resource person was conducted. 90+ students actively participated and made best use of the session. 

On 22nd Sep Organized Personality Development session by Dr. N.M Bennur Professor S.T.C Arts & Commerce College Banhatti. 49 students attended the workshop and made it a grand success by active participation. 

On 29th Sep We have conducted workshop  at BT Seminar Hall, BVB College, Hubli on "Personality development" for college students. 100+ students actively participated and take the best use of the workshop. Smt. Sandhya Kulkarni a reputed resource person engaged the workshop. We have positive feedback from the students.

Overall 360 students were trained through one days workshops in the month of Sep 2019 in all our Libraries

 

 

 

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Our five Libraries and 12 book banks continue to provide services to the youth by providing academic & reference books. Also in all the libraries the students are allowed to use the computers and Internet facilities for their academic research purposes. On an average 2000 students access our libraries and book banks every month.

Vidya Poshak encourages the scholars to involve them in social leadership and giveback programs, every month on a Sunday the youth volunteers engage themselves in different programs. Following are some highlights of the programs during this quarter.

On 21st June’19, Yoga Day was celebrated by youth volunteers in Dharwad. The youth volunteers spent quality time with elders by doing various activities like Yoga, songs, drama, poetry and interaction with elders. The students showed their talents and bring smiles on the senior citizens. 

On 21st June 2019 the Youth volunteers of Hubli organized Plantation and Yoga program at near Hubli. Our volunteers donated 100 saplings and were planted.

On 25th June as part of the Youth program Vidya Poshak scholars from Sirsi visited differently abled children’s school. The students spent the time with the children during the day by engaging in different activities. They also handed over a carom board , Sketch pens and sweets to the children in the institution.

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Vidya Poshak knowledge resource centers have been catering to the needs of Vidya Poshak as well as Non- Vidya Poshak student beneficiaries. Through the KRC a space is provided for the youth who can access academic books, Books for competitive examinations, internet and also participate in various workshops on soft skills. Counselling sessions are also held for the needy at these centers.

Access to Academic & Reference Books

Free Text/competitive books are lent to all the students through libraries and book bank centers located in different parts of area of VP’s operation. Students can take home academic text books for a year and return the same at the end of the year so that the same books are put in circulation. 

Number of books issued to students : 2841

Number of students taken books for home use : 700

Number of Students utilized the library services  : 3353

New books procured from various sources : 603

Computer & Internet facilities

  • 1500+ students availed the computer and Internet facilities during the year
  • The students practiced various Microsoft MS programs and also leant to use the google search for accessing educational material.

Skill Workshops

  • 12 Skill development workshops covering improving communication, facing exams, Time management, career guidance etc. were conducted with the help of experts in respective fields. More than 600+ students participated and benefitted from those programs.
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Dear well wishers

Our hearty gratitude for your continued support in our endeavor of empowering the educational community. We are on the verge of completing 18 years of existence. During the calendar year 2018 we continued to engage college students through our flagship Nurture Merit Program. We also had programs made for high school children. The initiative to Nurture the Non-academic talent in selected fields is gaining momentum.

The following services are being provided to students through our five KRCs located at Hubballi, Sirsi, Belagavi, Davanagere & Vijayapur.

Access to Books: The student community could access 28,000 books which included academic as well as those related to cracking cooperative examinations.

Computer and Internet: The students were also provided computer and internet facility. The student could practice and operate various Programing languages and also able to use for researching for academic requirements.

SDP workshops: 12 Skill Development workshops and career counseling sessions were conducted with the help of experts through which more than 600 students reaped benefits.

Social Activities: During the quarter three social activity programs were organized, which included planting trees, sanitation campaigns, visit to old age homes, orphanages and physically/mentally challenged student institutions. The student volunteers and senior volunteers took part in these activities.

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Organization Information

Vidya Poshak

Location: Dharwad, Karnataka - India
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Twitter: @vidyaposhak
Vidya Poshak
Venkatesan N
Project Leader:
Venkatesan N
Dharwad, Karnataka India

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