Education  India Project #15149

Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks

by Vidya Poshak
Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks
Vidya Poshak Library
Vidya Poshak Library

Dear Well Wishers

Greetings. Thank you for your continuous support. Every year more than 10,000 students get benefitted through our Libraries and book bank centers. following is the highlights of the last quarter

  • 2560 students utilized the library facilities through our 6 library centers.
  • Youth volunteers organized “71th Independence Day” celebration and actively participated by delivered the speech, patriotic song, and so on. Volunteers, donors, library members graced the function   
  • 264 students newly enrolled their name for Library member
  • Social innovation group of BVB students visited library and served for segregation of books as class, subject wise for easy to find out the required books by labeling different colors on the books.
  • Social initiative projects were initiatied in all the Library branches. The students have planned to conduct one social program every month as a giveback to the society
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Dear Well Wishers

Greetings from Vidya Poshak, Please find the highlights of our library services during last quarter

  • Organized CET crash course for Vidya Poshak & non Vidya Poshak Students, 60 students participated in the program
  • 2474 students utilized the library facilities through our 6 library centers during the last quarter
  • Conducted counseling session for how to mentally prepare for board & CET examinations
  • 246 New titles were added during the last quarter.
  • More than 35 new members joined our Libraries as Members.
  • More than 500 students utilized the Internet and computer facilities across all the Library centers
  • Vidya Poshak LIbraries now have more than 70,000 titles and more than 20000 students get benefitted every year through our Library Services
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Library Beneficieries
Library Beneficieries

Dear Well wishers

We are happy to inform you that with the generous help of the donors and volunteers the inflow of support to the needy meritorious students by Vidya  Poshak continued for the current academic year also. We are pleased to inform you that the timely support-financial, library, etc to the needy students helped them to perform better. We thank all the donors for the generous support since inception for this noble cause.

To keep you updated on our library activities, we are happy to share the highlights for the period from April to December, 2016.

Highlights of the Activities:

  • In all, 9486 students utilized the library facilities through our 6 library centers. Branch wise details are as below

Belgaum - 1453

Vijayapura - 1283

Haveri - 792

Hubballi - 4211

Sirsi - 1352

Davanagere - 395

  • Students were supported with the library facilities like Computer, Internet, Reprography, display of news paper clippings carrying important articles, awareness programmes on Competitive Examinations, Career Counseling & Guidance, supply of previous years’ question papers, etc.
  • Books for referring and home lending on weekly, fortnightly, monthly, semester & yearly basis
  • 308 students newly enrolled/renewed their name as a library member
  • Youth volunteers actively got involved in celebrating national festival - 15th August 2016

Skill Development & Employment activities:

  • Conducted workshop on “What after Graduation” for students pursuing non-professional courses.
  • Organized session on “Study Techniques for Desired Results” for Class XI completed Students
  • Another workshop was organised for student community on “Who is responsible for my success”
  • ICICI-TVS training campus recruitment drive was organized at the 5 branch Libraries of Vidya Poshak. A total of 17 campus recruitment drives were organized in which 554 students participated.
  • Online application facility for various exams was offered free for Vidya Poshak scholars and for registered member students.
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Students at Library
Students at Library

Dear Well Wisher

Greetings from Vidya Poshak. We are happy to provide you the key highlights for the year 2016

  • Overall 16849 students utilized the library facilities like Books, Periodicals, Computer, Internet, Reprography, News paper clippings, Awareness of Competitive Examinations, Career Counselling & Guidance, Old Question Papers.
  • Each of our 6 Libraries have been equipped with 3 Computers with Internet connection for the students use.
  • Every month one Skill training program is organized in our Libraries for the benefit of the students on various topics.
  • Five Campus recruitment drives were organized in the Libraries during the last quarter.
  • Overall 70,000 + titles are available for the usage of students

We are looking forward to add more number of CET Preparation books and Competitive Exam preparation books as there is a huge demand from the students for the same. We request your kind support.

Thanks & Regards


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Independence Day @ Library
Independence Day @ Library

Dear Well Wishers

Greetings from Vidya Poshak Library Services Team, following is the updates for the last quarter.

  1. 4308 students utilized the library facilities.
  2. More than 1243 students given books of their choice including newly inducted. 
  3. 142 new students enrolled their name as library members
  4. Online application & interned facility have been catering the students
  5. 183 books received in kind of donation and 238 new books added to library collection.
  6. Conducted one day work shop on “Study Techniques for Desired Results for Class XI completed students.
  7. Independence Day ceremony was organised by youth volunteers @ central Library

Highlights of the Library Centers:

  • 20000+ students utilizing library services including the computer facility in a year
  • 20000+ books were issued for home issue
  • Conducting  workshops seminars, trainings to empower the needy students
  • Library has a collection of more than 65000 books worth 9.0 million Indian Rupees.
  • 28 Book Bank Centers managed by self less volunteers

Learning Center: Our libraries are open to all youth in the surrounding educational institutions with access to the facilities available.  For Free memberships all reference books including competitive books, personality development books , Newspapers and Periodicals are available and for paid members (a nominal amount ) a set of books is provided for home reference. 

Information Kiosk: Youths are provided free monitored access to Computer and internet facility for learning activities. The youth are provided details related to Competitive Exams, Higher Education Option, Education Loans, Interview alerts and Interview tips through our Blogs. The youth would be assisted and guided to apply for different Competitive exams, Bank Exams, Job openings etc.

Workshops & Trainings: Periodic Career related workshops & free trainings are conducted for the benefit of youth in Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Interview related skills, Life skills.

Dialogue with Industry Experts: Vidya Poshak facilitates meeting with industry experts from various sectors so that the youth would get first hand information regarding career opportunities in various industries.

Job Alerts & Interviews: The youth centers also would facilitate off campus interviews for youths who are looking for jobs. A database of youths who are looking for jobs in local areas or big cities would be maintained and shared with employers and campus interviews would be facilitated. 

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Organization Information

Vidya Poshak

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

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