National Library Week - 2014
Dr.YSR National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management – Gachibowli - Hyderabad (NITHM) , celebrates the National Library Week from 18th - 20th Nov'14. History : Shri Iyyanki Venkata Ramanayya was secretary Andhra Pradesh Library Association and organised an All India Library Meeting in the year 12 November 1912 in Madras. This meeting lead to the forming of Indian Library Association. Later ILA declared 14 November as National Library Day. Since 1968, 14–20 November has been celebrated as National Library Week all over India and various programs are organised to let the public know about the libraries.
Today the 18th Nov'14 at 12:30 pm , was the inauguration of the three days celebration was by Sri.S.Sudha Kumar, Principal-SoH NITHM along with Sri. P Sridhar, Principal of SIHM - Medak. Both the principals in their address to the students mentioned that the Library is a knowledge bank, to be utilized for knowledge seeking and the growth of an individual. Every student should contribute to maintaining the library rules and cooperate with the librarian. They should use the books to extract maximum knowledge through reading and researching, making sure they carry good memories when they graduate. Mr.E.Govinda Raj - NITHM CAO I/c, Mr.K Vasudevan - HOD Hospitality, Mr.N.Yadagiri - Librarian along with faculty and students attended the inauguration function.
Competitions such as Essay writing, Research activity work and lectures fro the NITHM students are being organised on the 19th and 20th Nov, as part of the three days celebrations. The closing with be conducted on the 20th Nov.