Oldest Boys Hostel Of Delhi University Gets Its First Digital Library

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The inauguration of a digital library took place at the Gwyer Hall – The oldest boys’ Hostel of Delhi University on October 21.

The library, in a first of its kind initiative is launched with 10 lakh e-resources. The aim is to help students get access to digital content from their hostel room at any time of the day. It is started with 10 lakh online books – journals, research books and literature.

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Delhi BJP chief, Manoj Tiwari funded ‚Çπ15 lakh to the library from his MPLADS fund for the Library.

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The minister of state for HRD, Satyapal Singh inaugurated the e- library while Manoj Tiwari was the Guest of Honour of the occasion.

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“When the fund was released two years ago, I never realised it will take the shape of this magnitude. This initiative has showed us a way for digital inclusion and now we can take it up at a much larger scale”, Manoj Tiwari said. He also announced another ‚Çπ1 crore for initiating digital libraries in other hostels.

“We will have to make digital a movement in all aspects of life and students have to play a crucial role in it. Apart from the benefits to the students, such initiatives are environment-friendly also”, Satyapal Singh said.

This e-library has become first such library in a government run institution in the country.

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