Library awareness programme organized

ITANAGAR, Apr 21: The public libraries department on Friday organized a library awareness programme with school children at the State Central Library here to promote the reading habit among young learners.
In this connection, an essay writing competition on the topic ‘Benefits of visiting libraries during the school vacation’ was conducted among Class 9 students from various schools in the state.
Pema Yudron of VKV Vivek Vihar secured the first position in the competition, while Punyo Sunya of VKV Nirjuli, Bamang Arum of Auxilium School, Payal Tukaram Latane of VKV Nirjuli, and Nana Phil of Immanuel Academy got second, third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.
Earlier, Public Libraries Director Jotom Borang inspired the young students to come to the library and to use it as a “knowledge and learning centre.”
DL&IO (HQ) Yajap Kena advised the students to use the library during the vacation period, and urged parents to encourage their children to use libraries.
Deputy Directors GT Jini and YR Ete and other officers and staff were also present in the programme.