FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF JNV LIBRARIES IN MAHARSHTRA
Author(s): Kishor M. Dhumne, Suresh H. Gawali
The National Policy on Education 1986 envisaged establishment of a Navoday Vidyalay in each District of the country. First established in 1985, they are the brain child of P.V Narasimha Rao. The Navoday Vidyalay Samiti is an Autonomous Organization under the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, which has been set up to establish & manage coeducational, residential school covering classes VI to XII known as Jawahar Navoday Vidyalayas. The Vidyalay has all infrastructure facilities like academic block, wellequipped laboratories and large library hall with more than 8,000 books and references. Library is an essential part of any institution in particular to one imparting education. In modern times the new concepts in every field are emerging at a rapid pace and to remain updated with the latest development utility of a good modern well equipped library is in focus to provide books on various subjects to gain the required in depth knowledge which in turn act as proper tool in learning-teaching process. Eight Regional Offices have been established at Bhopal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Pune & Shillong with jurisdiction over different States and UTs.