IIT alumni establish a digital library at Jhajjar village
A group of IIT alumni from New Delhi, Roorkee and Kharagpur has established a digital library at Government Senior Secondary School in the district’s Palra village.
It has access to the digital library of IIT-Kharagpur, where more than 1.5 crore books on several subjects are available in 16 languages.
Prof Sanjeev Sanghi, Dean, Alumni Affairs and International Programme, IIT-Delhi, inaugurated the library on Sunday.
One of the group members, Anand Bhushan, an alumnus of IIT-Delhi, has borne the entire cost of the library, which came out to be Rs 5 lakh.
The other members of the group — Rekha Bhushan of IIT-Roorkee, Kalyan Patra of IIT-Kharagpur, and Vinod Yadav and Shashank Sonal of IIT-Delhi — assisted Bhushan in setting up the library.