PCMC News | Classroom library to be set up in civic schools in Pimpri Chinchwad


Pune: Policenama online -PCMC News | A modern classroom library is being built in primary and secondary schools of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC). This will enable the students to read books which are not part of the syllabus and which will help to increase their knowledge. The inauguration of the library will take place on September 5. The PCMC has selected 50 schools in the first phase. Six hundred cupboards will be kept in the libraries. One lakh 30 thousand books will be kept in the cupboards. (PCMC News)

Civic chief Shekhar Singh has conceptualised the classroom library idea to increase the knowledge of students studying in std 1 to std x in Marathi, Hindi and English medium schools. This library is being started in each classroom of the school and 600 cupboards have been purchased by the Education Department. They are being set up in each classroom. Seventy five per cent of the books have been purchased and they have been made available to students.

The library would be started in each class of std 1 to std 10 and students will be able to read books during their free time. For std 1 students, books are being purchased as per the IQ of the students. Accordingly, books have been purchased for various divisions considering the IQ of the students. The books are available in Marathi, Hindi and English. The aim behind this initiative is students should read other books apart from those prescribed in the syllabus.

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