Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Librarian’s Day celebrated at DAVV, Indore

Librarian’s Day Celebrated at DAVV, Indore

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Central Library and School of Library and Information Science celebrated 116th Birthday of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan (Father of Library Science) on 12th August 2008.

Prof. Sumant Katiyal, Dean, Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Head School of Electronic, Devi Ahilya University was the Guest of Honor for the inaugural session of the program. The program started with lighting of lamp and floral tributes to Maa Saraswati and Dr. S.R. Ranganathan. Prof. Katiyal in his inaugural address emphasized the need for introducing the modern technologies in libraries to carry forward the philosophy of Dr. S.R.Ranganathan. He stressed to publicize the importance of Librarians day in the academic circles. Dr. GHS Naidu, Librarian and Head School of Library and Information Science chaired the programme.

The Librarian’s day celebrated through out the day with lots of activities & competitions among the students of the university like Debate, Poem recitations & Quiz competitions.

The day-long program was concluded with the valedictory function where Sri. Kishor Chandra Satpathy, Librarian, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, was the chief guest. He has highlighted the need & adoption of new technologies for providing better library services. He also stressed on the need of library network in Indore City for effective resource sharing among the libraries. He also highlighted the contribution of Dr. SR Ranganathan in the development of Indian Libraries.
Mr. Prabhat Singh Rajput; Mrs. Peeti Patel; Mr.Bhupendra Ratha and Mr. Jai Singh Jadhav, Lecturers, School of Library and Information Science conducted to program.

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