Nirma University

News of August 2015

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Librarians' Day, the birth anniversary of Dr S. R. Ranganathan, was celebrated at the University on August 22, 2015.  To commemorate the day, ADINET in collaboration with INFLIBNET and Nirma University organised the Seminar at the University. The objective of the seminar was to provide a platform to the librarians to dwell on the recent advances and developments in Library Resources due to Information Technology and redefining the role of librarians and libraries in future. In addition incorporation of innovation in Library Usage, Services and Facilities was also discussed on the day.

The Seminar was inaugurated by Dr Harish Padh, Vice-Chancellor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar. The occasion was also graced by the presence of Dr Anup K. Singh, Director General of Nirma University; Dr. H. Anil Kumar, Librarian, IIM, Ahmedabad; Mr. Manoj Kumar, Scientist-D (CS), INFLIBNET Centre and Ms. Rhoda Bharucha, Honorary Director, ADINET.

The Seminar was attended by a large number of librarians from various universities and institutes.

  • August 22, 2015

Nirma University celebrated the 69th Independence Day of the country with great patriotism and enthusiasm. The function was attended in large numbers, by the students, faculty and staff members and the senior officials of the University. The Chief Guest for the day was Dr R. N. Vakil, Chairman and MD, VMS Engineering and Design Services Private Limited. In his address he reminisced about the freedom struggle of the country. He stated that he participated in the 'Quit India Movement' and witnessed how people struggled and lost their lives for the freedom of the country. He further commented that we need to respect and appreciate the freedom and the sacrifice laid down by our countrymen. He motivated and inspired the students to study and bring about change in the society.

  • August 15, 2015