Knowledge hunters find new destination

  • September 09 , 2017
  • Location : Visakhapatnam Public Library

With tree lined open space, a collection of over 50,000 books, adequate study material to refer to, many aspirants end up spending eight to ten hours a day at the venue.

After re-launching the library on Saturday MP K. Haribabu said 50lakh was released under MPLADS for further expansion of the building. Saring future plans with The Hindu, Secretary of VPL, society Sri D S Varma said the next step was to build the second floor, increase the exising stock of books to one lakh and provide more reading space on the campus.

                “The aim is to provide suitable ambience for those who spend hours to sharpen their knowledge here everyday. A part from accessing digital portals, facility will also be created for those who like to take online mock tests” Mr. Varma said.

                Appreciating the thoughtful Initiative of the VPL Society, Municipal commissioner M. Hari Narayanan,  who joined the re-launch ceremony along with MLA P. Vishnu Kumar Raju, promised support to the society members to help development infrastructure. He said books offer greater comfort and cannot be replaced by any gadget.

                President of the society S. Vijay Kumar said the refurbishing was supported by a team of volunteers