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khaskhabar.com : Monday, May 01, 2023 12:22 PM
Patna 15-year-old Aradhana, a resident of Singheshwar in Madhepura district of Bihar, is not only getting to read books written by many authors in the community library, but after discussions with many students, many types of ‘doubts’ are also cleared. are going This happiness is not of any one Aradhana, Didi Library i.e. Community Library has given this to many such students.
This community library of Singheshwar was inaugurated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on February 10 this year. Every day a large number of children visit this library established by the state government under ‘Jeevika’. There is a livelihood project through Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society under Rural Development Department.
At least 100 such community libraries have been opened at the block level in 32 districts in Bihar.
A woman working in a community library says that this is a plan to promote library cum self-study culture in rural areas by the Sankul Stree Sangh formed from women-led self-help groups and village organizations.
Library and Career Development Centers (CLCDCs) have also been set up in many blocks of the state. In true sense, its objective is to reach educational, skill development, entrepreneurship and career upliftment services and programs in remote rural areas. Especially to give benefits to girls, youth and the first generation.
Rahul Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Jeevika says that 100 Community Library cum Career Development Centers (CLCDC) newly established by Jeevika as study centers of various courses recognized by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for the newly literate women of Jeevika and their Educational upliftment of family members, school drop out girls and first generation learners, students with physical, mental and visual disabilities has been targeted.
He told IANS that at present there are a total of 12,318 learner registered members in all the 100 CLCDCs, of which about 80 per cent are girls. The CLCDC daily average arrivals are 32 till the last week of April 2023.
In collaboration with the district administration, block-level officials have allotted government buildings for the establishment of 63 CLCDCs out of a total of 100. In the remaining 37 blocks, CLCDC is being operated by the concerned cluster level association in rented buildings.
The building earmarked for the operation of CLCDC has a hall, which can accommodate about 30-40 people and 2 rooms, in which one room is used as physical and digital library cum office and the other room is used as study room.
The hall is used for other teaching-training activities including conducting digital and physical classes as per the requirement.
Furniture, printer, internet, projector and computer for digital classroom in CLCDC, class 9th to 12th textbook in physical library, 500 books for preparation of various higher education entrance exams and video, audio, e-book and notes in digital library Study materials are provided in
After the opening of the library in the village, the parents of the children who have taken advantage are also happy. Rohan Rai, a resident of Singheshwar who works as a laborer outside the state, has recently returned to his village. His daughter goes to the library everyday. Rai says that girls were not able to study properly at home. The library is proving to be a boon for this. He said that such facility in the village would be effective in the field of education of girls.
However, this community library has not only widened the base of education in the rural areas but has also become a relaxing place for girls to not only study but also build their dreams for the future.(IANS)
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