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National Mission on Libraries launched
Feb 04, 2014

The National Mission on Libraries has been launched by the President of India. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Culture which aims at modernizing public libraries across the country.

It has been approved by the government in November last year. NML was set up in pursuance of a report of the National Knowledge Commission, which recommended a total revamp of the Library and Information Service sector to serve the changing needs and expectations of the users and give a fillip to the library movement in the country. Nine important constituents of the NML include upgradation of infrastructure, digitization and modernisation, census of libraries and their development as knowledge centres and transformation of libraries into empowering and inclusive institutions.

National Virtual Library of India is one of the major component schemes of the National Mission on Libraries. It would provide digital resources by digitizing the relevant reading material in different languages, which would be shared at all levels. Thus, it would empower people with information in order to create a knowledge society and also ensure preservation of digital content for posterity.

NML is designed to benefit the entire spectrum of population -- students, researchers, scientists, professionals, children, artists and differently abled persons.

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