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9:05 am - Tuesday February 20, 2018

First e-library of visually impaired students, can read 34 thousand books online

Chronicle Reporter, Jabalpur

The state’s first e-library will allow visually impared students to read 34 thousand books online. Students can read books in both language either in hindi or in english and can prepare for competitive exams. They will be able to mobilize information regarding everything with the help of this library.

On Saturday, the state’s first e-library was inaugurated by the Collector Maheshchandran Chaudhary at government-visually impaired school. On this occasion, the laptops were also distributed to the students under the Chief Minister’s scheme.

Working of E-Library

All the students of the school will be given a special code and password. Before that the student has to get themselves registered in the library. About 500 books are off-line and about 34 thousand books are available online. Books besides those of course, books related to competition examinations, journals of contemporary periodicals, spiritual and religious subjects are also available.

Laptops given to 11 students

Collector distributed laptops under the Chief Minister’s Disabled Education Incentive Scheme to 11 visually impaired students who have scored more than 50 percent marks in the 9th standard.

Banks helped in creating the library

Collector had instructed Principal Ramnaresh Tripathi to get registration more and more students. He said that along with the students studying in the school, other visually impaired youth of the district should also be registered to this library. To give them the full benefit of the library. Central Bank and Punjab National Bank have helped to make this library.

Along with District Panchayat CEO Harshika Singh, Regional Manager of Central Bank Mr. Subramanyam, Senior Manager of Punjab National Bank Kamal Narayan Sharma, Deputy Superintendent Central Excise Indore Hari Om Pandit were also present in the occasion.

Posted in: Madhya Pradesh

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