digital-library-at-jhajjar-villageIIT alumni establish digital library at Jhajjar village, using IIT-Kharagpur created NDL

The Tribune (February 18, 2019)

A group of IIT alumni from New Delhi, Roorkee, and Kharagpur has established a digital library at Government Senior Secondary School in the district's Palra village. It has access to the digital library of IIT-Kharagpur, where more than 1.5 crore books on several subjects are available in 16 languages.

Prof. Sanjeev Sanghi, Dean, Alumni Affairs and International Programme, IIT-Delhi, inaugurated the library on Sunday.

One of the group members, Anand Bhushan, an alumnus of IIT-Delhi, has borne the entire cost of the library, which came out to be Rs 5 lakh.

The other members of the group--Rekha Bhushan of IIT-Roorkee, Kalyan Patra ('77) of IIT-Kharagpur, and Vinod Yadav and Shashank Sonal of IIT-Delhi--assisted Bhushan in setting up the library. (Read More)