Publish Date : 24/09/2018
“Inculcate reading beyond the syllabus” : DC Mitali Namchoom appeals to students
“Inculcate reading beyond the syllabus and to improve your language skills. Whatever subject or profession you’re following, you need wide reading to evolve as a good human being” said Ms Mitali Namchoom, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Lower Dibang Valley, as she dedicated to the youth of Roing, a new people’s library launched jointly by the District Admn. and local volunteers. “I appeal to the local NGOs to join hands to promote reading habits as it would go a long way to improve the poor academic standards in our schools.” She also hoped that the new library will be a forum to conduct various skill development workshops to introduce new areas of learning. Congratulating the young reader-activists who presented various book-events, she advised them to motivate their friends to utilise the new library.
Applauding warmly Ms Jayanti Muili, a teacher in the Govt. Hr Sec School and her student-volunteers who got ready the new Roing Youth Library, Ms. Cheshta Yadav, IAS., Addl Deputy Commissioner, Roing, said that a library provides a ready platform for the common people to come across a variety of ideas and ideologies, essential for their mental growth. She appealed to all school teachers and parents to encourage students to make good use of the free reading room facilities in the evening hours.
Congratulating the library volunteers for their enthusiastic efforts to set up a people’s library in Roing, DDSE, Roing , Sri Ego Doye assured that he would direct all schools in the township to utilise the new library and to participate in its various activities.
Earlier, outlining the genesis of the Roing Youth Library, the Coordinator, Lohit Youth Library Network said that this library would symbolise the beginning of an initiative wholly led by the local people. He thanked ADC Ms Cheshta Yadav, IAS, for spiritedly supporting the efforts to get the library started, in the heart of town.
Reader-activists from Dibang Youth Library and Intaya Youth Library presented reading and book activities. Ms Lomi Linggi, Advisor, Intaya Library welcomed the guests and Sri Vijay Swami, Patron, Abali Youth Library proposed a vote of thanks.
The new library, located next to the Roing Circuit House would be an affiliate of the Lohit Youth Library Network.
–S. Mundayoor, Co-Ordinator