IIT alumni establish digital library at Jhajjar

IIT alumni establish a digital library at Jhajjar village

Tribune India

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.