Commissioner Secretary Culture, Dilshad Khan, today inaugurated 3-day training programme on e-Granthalaya being organized by the Department of Libraries & Research.
Director Libraries, Mukhtar-ul-Aziz, Technical Director, NIC New Delhi Ram Kumar Matoria and other officers and officials of Libraries Department and NIC were present.
e-Granthalaya – a Digital Agenda For Library Automation and Networking is an Integrated Library Management Software from National Informatics Centre (NIC).
The software is useful for automation of in-house activities of libraries and to provide various online member services. The software provides built-in Web OPAC interface to publish the library catalog over Internet and is UNICODE Compliant thus, supports data entry in local languages.
Latest version of e-Granthalaya i.e. Ver.4.0 is a ‘Cloud Ready Application’ and provides a Web-based data entry solution in enterprise mode with a centralized database for cluster of libraries. It is made available in NIC National Cloud (Meghraj) for Government Libraries as per the NIC Distribution Policy.