Education  India Project #15149

Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks

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

Dear Friends & Well Wishers

We are happy to inform send you highlights of our last quarter activities.that activities 

  • Career guidance session for Vidya Poshak scholars was held on on 4th January 2015. 
  • 21st Jan 2015, workshop on Preparation to Civil Service Exam conducted
  • On 26th Jan 2015, importance of Swatch Bharat was highlighted to Vidya Poshak Students
  • 4798 students utilized library services including the computer facilities in last Qtr.
  • 1432books were issued to students for home reference.
  • Conducted workshops on ‘Talk on Placement’ for B.E final year students Many students derived benefit from these informative sessions.
  • Career guidance & counseling facility is being held to student community on every Saturday`
  • CET online application service started in all Vidya Poshak Library centers

Vidya Poshak Libraries is completing its 10 years of service on 10th April 2015. During 10 years more than 1,80,000 students got benefitted through our Libraries.

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting us in this noble cause. We are pleased to inform you that your valuable donation has helped hundreds of students to avail library facilities and get free access to academic text,reference & competitive examinationbooks.

Key Highlights of Vidya Poshak's Library Services 

  • 6 Libraries & 28 book bank centers are extending  free library services to the needy student community.
  • 10483 students utilised library services including the computer facilities (Between April – Nov 2014 )
  • 18543 books were issued to students for home use.
  • 1426 new books were procured  & 473 books were received as donation. Now we have overall more than 77,000 books worth 9.3 Million Indian Rupees.
  • Conducted workshops on ‘Talk on Placement’ for B.E final year  students at Vidya Poshak Central Library  Hubli. Many students derived benefit from these informative sessions.
  • English Language Improvement Classess for High School Students of Kannada Medium from 14th June to 23rd Septemebr 2014
  • Orientation towards social cause to VP students & volunteers on 30th October 2014
  • Careeer guidance & counseling facility to student community on every Staturday
  • Many volunteers contributed their valuable services for upliftment of needy students by way of donation, resource person,mentor and so on.
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Highlights of the last quarter

  • 3656+ students utilized the library services during the month of June, July & August 2014
  • During this month of May 202 students enrolled as Library member. Hubli -101, Belgaum -50, Haveri-17,Bijapur-12, Sirsi-16
  • The process of issuing the books to 1,3,5,& 7 sem completed
  • XII Sc. Reference & Text books were purchased and distributed to branch libraries 
  • Procured 601 new books of grade XII Sc Arts, Commerce & Competitive examination books and 20 Professional books & issued to students
  • Received 119 books worth of Rs.55750/- as kind of donation.
  • Fund raising event was arranged and convey the mission of  Vidya Poshak  by way of to approach individual donors, institutions and firms personally along with VP volunteers
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Dear Friends

Highlights of Library Program for April & May 2014

• 2500+ students utilized the library services during the month of April & May 2014

• During this month of May 61 students enrolled as Library member. Hubli -31, Belgaum -17, Haveri-1,Bijapur-3, Sirsi-9

• The process of getting back the books from 2,4,6,& 8 sem completed students have started

• XII Sc. Reference books were purchased and distributed to branch libraries 

• Procured 43 sets if new books of grade XII Sc reference books & issued to students

• Received 16 books worth of Rs.2579/- as kind of donation.

One day Training Program on Employment Readiness

In the month of April in all the branches a one day follow-up training on Facing the interviews was arranged. Overall more than 250 students attended the training which happened in 5 Library centers. 

A small video of our Student Sharanappa talking about the Support he received through Vidya Poshak : Vidya Poshak Student Sharanappa 

Links:

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Learning Center: Vidya Poshak libraries are open to all youth in the surrounding educational institutions with access to the facilities available. More than 10,000 youth utilized our 5 library branches during the year 2013-14.

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 are assisted and guided to apply for different Competitive exams, Bank Exams, Job openings etc.

A separate blog is maintained for providing career related informations : www.vpcareeroptions.blogspot.in

Job Alerts & Interviews: The youth centers 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 is maintained and shared with employers and campus interviews are facilitated. Separate blogs with job alerts are maintained for the student community.

www.gfsjobalerts.blogspot.in
http://be-walkin.blogspot.com
http://mbawalkin.blogspot.in

Workshops & Trainings: A one day career opportunities workshop was conducted for all the degree final year students in different library center. During the workshop the students were provided with details on Indian job market and opportunities available for them and how to approach an interview.

Thanks

Venky

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Organization Information

Vidya Poshak

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

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