Bhubaneswar: Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal inaugurated the “Singhi Library & Museum” founded by “Singhi Charitable Trust” near Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar.
The Library-Cum-Museum is made for the purpose of the educational development of the school and college students, especially for those who are interested in higher education and research.
Singhi Charitable Trust Chairman Pratap Singh Singhi assured that the library will provide all the necessary books- free of cost- to interested students on their approach.
At present, there are more than 30,000 precious books from India and abroad in the library, which is likely to be enhanced up to 1 lakh in the future.
While interacting with media Singhi said, “The interested students can enjoy reading of all their precious collection of books in an air-conditioned library free of cost.”
The library has a huge collection of books on Science, Literature, Art, Culture, Sculpture, Political Science, History, Yoga, Biographies, Economics, Geography, Games and Sports, Novels, Education, medical science, Engineering, Agriculture, Law, Fashion, Tourism including huge collections of books on religions of the entire world.
Besides, the Museum section consists of huge collections of coins, matchbox design covers of almost all countries of the world. This apart, there are antiques, rare photographs, portraits, medals of different periods that are quite educative and informative to the people of all ages and interest.
He also urged all students, parents, teachers and the general public of the city to make the best use of those educational resources made available for their benefits.
Trust Chairman also requested the Odisha Governor to provide a suitable land or a roadside government quarter so that the Singhi Charitable Trust can develop an advanced Library–Cum-Museum at its own cost for the service of the people of Odisha.