A library policy has been formulated for the first time in Haryana, for proper management and organisation of the reading material among students. The policy, formulated by the higher education department, is aimed to ensure optimum utilisation of the resources available in the libraries of the government colleges. The aim of the policy is aimed at inculcating reading habits amongst the youth explained the Director General Higher Education Dheera Khandelwal.
Giving details of the policy, she said a maximum of 15 books could be issued to the principals and lecturers for a period of one month for each book. Post-graduate students could also be issued five books for a period of 14 days for each book. Under-graduate students would be issued three books for 14 days for each book, she added. She said reference and rare books and periodicals would not be issued to the students. These would be available for consultation in the library itself.