Telangana to link libraries with fibre optic lines: Dileep Konatham

By Author  |  Published: 4th Oct 2017  7:54 pmUpdated: 4th Oct 2017  7:57 pm
Telangana Public Libraries

New Delhi: Telangana government is planning to connect all public libraries in the State with fibre optic lines being laid as part of the Mission Bhagiratha programme, disclosed Dileep Konatham, Director – Digital Media, Telangana Government.

Participating in a discussion “Using ICT to reach the Unreached” at the Indian Public Libraries Conference – 2017 here on Wednesday, Dileep Konatham said Telangana had already initiated the process of turning all libraries in the State into e-Libraries in coordination with Digital Empowerment Foundation. He said the Telangana government had also started T-Sat channel which was extremely useful for students and those appearing for competitive examinations. Efforts were also being made to make these transmissions of the channel available in all the libraries in the State.

Telangana Gandhalala Parishat chairman Dr. Ayachitam Sreedhar, Direcgtor Ramanakumar, representatives of DEF and other states participated in the programme. The Conference is organised by the Indian Public Library Movement (IPLM), an initiative of the Nasscom.