National Workshop on Library Automation Organized

20th March 2014, Bhubaneswar

The National Workshop on Library Automation using Koha software under e-Granth project was organized on 19th-20th March, 2014 at Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Bhubaneswar.

Dr. H. Chandrasekharan, Head, AKMU, CPI, CeRA, and Co-PI, e-Granth, IARI, New Delhi was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He gave a brief account on e-Granth and a detailed presentation on CeRA. He also provided a detailed statistics of CeRA uses by the researchers of the ICAR research institutes and SAUs in Odisha.

Dr. K. Veeranjaneyulu, CCPI, e-Granth, ANGRAU, Hyderabad was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. He informed the participants about the various objectives of the e-Granth project.  Earlier, Dr. P. Jayasankar, Director, CIFA welcomed the dignitaries and participants. He stressed that the quick access to right information has become important to optimize the agricultural output.

  Shri A.S. Mahapatra , CCPI, e-Granth, CIFA gave a brief report on the e-Granth project of CIFA.

Technical sessions on various topics followed the inaugural session. About 30 library professionals from different ICAR research institutes and SAU’s of Odisha and more than 100 scientists and research scholars from CIFA, DRWA, CARI regional centre participated in the workshop.

  The aim of the workshop was to sensitize and aware the library professionals, scientists and research scholars about the e-Granth project.

Shri S.K. Mohanty, Co-PI of e-Granth project, CIFA proposed the vote of thanks.

(Source: Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar)