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Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital

National librarian's day

Friday, August 12, 2022 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital |Events


The Learning Resource Center-Library and the IQAC Cell of the Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital Pimpri, Pune, commemorated the 130th birthday of Padmashree Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, the father of library science, on 12 August 2022.

Events such as: -

1) Book Exhibition

2) Book Donation Camp

3) Author Meet

The event was inaugurated by Hon. Chief guest Dr. D. Gopalakrishnan, Dean Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital. The Welcome ceremony was addressed by Dr. Lakshmi Shetty (Library Committee Chairman) and Mr. Rahul Ghodam (Senior Librarian) who highlighted the life and aim of Padmashree Dr. S. R. Ranganathan. Ms. Priya Kamble (Librarian) felicitated and welcomed the guest by gifting the books (Yatharth Geeta by Swami Adgadanand) and given the vote of thanks.

The Book Exhibition was open for students and faculties between 9.00 am to 4.00pm on 12th & 13th August 2022.

The Book Donation Camp was held on 12th & 13th August 2022 in the library area. Some faculty and student donated their books to the library where needful students can use the book.

Author Professor Dr. Jayesh Rahalkar was introduced by committee member Dr. Shilpa Bawane during the Author Meet session. Professor Dr. Jayesh Rahalkar spoke and inspired the faculties and students about his experience of writing a chapter for the book. Additionally, he provided a summary of the book & his written chapter and talked about how the idea of writing book. Dr. Lakshmi Shetty (Library Committee Chairman) felicitated him by giving certificate of appreciation.

The purpose of the event to enhance the social awareness among the students and increase their love for reading books. As well as student will learn & faculty will also get encourage about writing the books.



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