Precious Kashmir News
Jammu, Apr 22: The Advisor to Lt Governor, K.K. Sharma today said that the students and the teaching faculty of the Jammu and Kashmir should take the requisite benefit from the National Digital Library of India (NDLI), which is repository of books and other educational content available on the digital format.
The Advisor was interacting with the Principal Investigator of National Digital Library and Former Director IIT Khargpur, Dr Partha Chakarbarthi and other officers through video conferencing.
While referring to the present situation arisen due to the Global Pandemic, the Advisor said that since the academic content is being provided to the students on- line thereby the NDLI would serve a great deal by virtue of which both the students, the teachers and academicians would get access to repository of books, papers on varied subjects by click of a button.
The Advisor also said that the teaching faculty can also contribute by up loading their papers, content and video lectures on the domain of the NDLI for the benefit of student community across the country. He said that the on line imparting of education has become a game changer in the present context.
Dr Partha informed the Advisor that the National Digital Library or NDLI hosted at https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/ has now put up a special button called ‘Corona Outbreak: Study from Home” that contains collected materials from School, College (covering Engineering, Science, Management, Humanities, Law, etc) in terms of e-books, video lectures and courses, audio books, lecture materials, thesis, reports, journal papers, etc.
He also appealed to widely circulate this information among the students of Jammu and Kashmir to utilize the same. While much content is available even without login, if possible, they may register to the NDLI site and access the digital library, he maintained
“Also faculty members who are developing new original content may also like to upload their materials. It will be widely disseminated to all students in the country and also give the J&K teachers an opportunity to contribute to the learning of students of our nation”, Dr Partha added.
It is pertinent to mention that NDLI has around 45 Million titles of different books on varied topics and subjects and is easily accessible on the net at https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/.