To inculcate reading habits in the students, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has set up 125 libraries and 73 reading corners in its schools. “Citizens’ organizations are setting up well-equipped libraries on school premises. In collaboration with the NGO Angelica Foundation, Room to Read and Word, SDMC’s education department has set up well-equipped and reader-friendly libraries in about 125 schools, “the SDMC said in an official statement.
SDMC operates 539 primary schools under its purview. The education department of SDMC has set up libraries in 56 schools in its central region, 39 in the southern region and 30 in the western region.
SDMC Commissioner Jnanesh Bharti said setting up an “excellent” library would make a positive difference in the lives of children by inspiring them to read good and inspiring books.
In this library, books are available for students of all ages studying in SDMC schools. Efforts are being made to open similar libraries in Najafgarh zone schools, ”said SDMC Commissioner Gyanesh Bharti in a statement.
Notable places to introduce libraries in corporation schools are Tughlaqabad Extension, Kalkaji, Premnagar, Central Zone Ashram, Ambedkar Nagar, Khanpur, Deoli, Pushpa Bihar, RK Puram in the south and Tagore Garden, Raghubir Nagar in the west. Circle.
The statement added, “The Civic Agency, with the help of NGO Room to Read and Talk, has started 73 ‘Reading Corners’ in its primary school, where there is no separate space for running a full-fledged library.
With input from PTI.
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