Kalam Library Launched at Observation Home in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad: A Kalam Library, an initiative of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Centre, was inaugurated at the Observation Home in Ahmedabad on February 6, 2018. The library gives access to books to 20-25 children living in the Observation Home. The first book of this Library was donated by Smt. Avantika Singh Aulakh, IAS, District Collector, Ahmedabad. Also present at the event were Smt. Bhartibaa Vaghela, Deputy District Collector of Ahmedabad and Mr. Srijan Pal Singh, Founder of Kalam Library Project who interacted with the children during the Library launch.
The Agni Stage Library, named after the long range missile invented by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, has about 70-100 books which are carefully selected to suit the age and interest of the beneficiaries and will enlighten them through the biographies and life lessons from some of the most eminent revolutionaries across the world.
The mission of the Kalam Library Project is to inculcate values and ethics in young India so that they can create a better future of the nation as envisioned by Dr. Kalam, a great visionary who gave India a mission of development.