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Principal Secretary inaugurates reading hall at border block Library, Chadwal

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KATHUA, MARCH 09:  Principal Secretary, Culture, Suresh Kumar Gupta, today inaugurated a reading hall at border block library, Chadwal.

Director Libraries and Research, Jammu & Kashmir, Mohammad Rafi, along with Deputy Director Libraries, Jammu, Parveen Kumari,  Chief Librarian, SRS Library Jammu, Sabhyita Rani, Chief Librarian Kathua, Aasif Mohammad Khan, Librarian Kathua Sunil Sharma besides former PRIs were present on the occasion.

The Principal Secretary emphasized the importance of such initiatives in cultivating a culture of lifelong learning and intellectual curiosity. He expressed optimism about the positive impact of this reading hall on readers of the region.

“In a world increasingly reliant on digital mediums, establishment of physical reading spaces like this reading hall underscores the enduring importance of tangible community resources for education and enlightenment”, maintained the Principal Secretary.

He said that inauguration of the library has marked beginning of a new chapter in the literary journey of the entire border area. “As the doors of the reading hall open to the public, it is anticipated that it will become a vibrant hub for knowledge exchange, cultural exploration, and community engagement”, he added.

The objective behind construction of such utilities affirms the commitment of the government towards nurturing reading habits among the youth and fostering a knowledge-driven society.

During the event, former PRI members submitted a memorandum for establishment of a similar library in Kore Punnu.

The Principal Secretary pledged to expand the network of libraries across all parts of the region, thereby enriching literary infrastructure in uncovered areas.

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