Education  India Project #15149

Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks

by Vidya Poshak
Vidya Poshak's Library Services & Rural Book Banks
Apr 22, 2019

Vidya Poshak Libraries - Highlights

Vp Students
Vp Students

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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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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