2015 OSA Public Library Open Forum, Bakul Library

The “Odisha Public Library Vision – 2020” was lunched on 22nd, December, 2015 during the “2015 OSA Public Library Open Forum” held at Bakul Library in Bubaneswar.

The “Vision – 2020 Tree” was jointly planted by Hon’able Minister Mass Education Sri Debi Prasad Mishra and Commissioner-cum-secretary Culture Sri Manoranjan Panigrahi.Odisha Public Library Vision – 2020
with the following objectives

  1. Notification of Library Rules of Odisha Public Library Act-2001 in Six months
  2. Public Libraries at every Block Head Quarter
  3. Information & Communication Technology(ICT) enabled infrastructure, High-speed Broadband Internet connectivity
  4. Transparency in Library Fund with Public disclosure and Audit
  5. Provision to have better participation by User Groups, Civil Society, NRIs, Intelligentsia, Library Management Bodies

Short video messages on importance of public libraries in community development

1. Sri Debi Prasad Mishra, Education Minister, Odisha

2. Sri Manoranjan Panigrahi, Commissioner cum Secretary, Culture Dept., Odisha

3. Sri Akash Dash Nayak, Odia Film Actor, MLA

4. Sri K.C. Mishra, Entrepreneur, Founder, e-Kutir