Seeing college students of upper courses getting engrossed in books, the youthful lot from main courses surrounded Lt Col Rohit Jha, Commanding officer of the 18 RR, which comes beneath the Victor Power that appears after South and central Kashmir, and demanded that some story books be stored for them too.
A pleasantly stunned Lt Col Jha instantly ordered some comics having a social message and books which might enhance their information, officers stated.
The ‘road library’ opens early within the morning and inside no time, youngsters are seen flocking to the bus stand and different story books which have been donated by 2-Sector Headquarters of the Rashtriya Rifles, a compelled carved out of the military for combating terrorism within the hinterland.
The bus stand positioned at Devipora-Chittisingpora junction in Anantnag district has now just about turn out to be a hub of information which is usually flocked by kids showing for aggressive exams and better research.
The military unit has additionally tied up with ‘Books of India’ society which has agreed to provide some books for the trigger.
The Military stated it isn’t solely about studying, books will also be used to loosen up minds of scholars. So as to assist college students, they’ve additionally stored a ‘e-book jar’, from the place youngsters decide up a slip of paper and take out a e-book starting from lifelike fiction to science and historic fiction or romance to fantasy or thriller books.
The ‘road library’ showcases India-2020 of late President A P J Abdul Kalam and compilation of Khalil Gibran or the world’s best quick tales.
The bus stand was burnt down by miscreants in 2016 and a quote of well-known American author Sidney Sheldon was an inspiration for organising the ‘road library’. “Libraries retailer the vitality that fuels the creativeness. They open up home windows to the world and encourage us to discover and obtain, and contribute to enhancing our high quality of life.”
The Military plans to open extra such road libraries within the close to future to assist the youth obtain the facility of information and look out for his or her higher future.
The ‘road library’ has a discover board to announce new arrivals of books apart from pasting Fast Response or QR code of nationwide degree entrance exams and a information on how one can be part of the Military.
The officers stated that some college students have additionally began demanding some books which the Military tries to obtain the market or by some NGO.