The Government of Tamil Nadu started the ‘Friends of Library’ programme.

  • The Tamil Nadu government launched the “Friends of Libraries” programme, through which books will be provided directly to people who are unable to access state-run libraries.
  • The project will benefit people who cannot access libraries, such as the disabled, the elderly, children and hospitalized patients.
  • Recipients must be registered with the respective library. In the initial phase of the program, 2,500 libraries including 31 district libraries will be covered.
  • The aim of such initiatives was to promote a knowledge-based society. State Food Minister R Sakkarapani, District Collector Dr S Visakhan and others participated.
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