Although it occupies a very grand view and a calm atmosphere , it is a Great sadness that Not many people have set foot in the Central Library of Gulbarga ,which is located at a great piece of land overlooking the Mahboobsagar lake aka Jagat Talab. however , if Hon’ble mayor of Gulbarga Mr Syed Ahmed is to believed that might change very soon . How you ask? here it is .
A Swanky and state of art First floor will be built with a Cost of 1.31 crores,This first floor building will house a Hi-tech Digital Library, yes you heard it right, the First floor of our City’s central library will be reserved for an hitech digital library. This library will be one of its kind when it will be completed.
Expressing his intent to see the library as a world class reading centre Mr Ahmed Informed that out of 1.31 crores a token amount of Rs 25 Lakh have already been sanctioned, and deposited in PWD’s account so that it could call for a tender immediately. A tender file have been submitted to PWD to expedite the works.
Mayor Syed Ahmed said he intend to increase the visitors as well as the membership of the library. He said Gulbarga city have a huge number of Students who come form rural areas and also from poor background. we need to give them both traditional and technical means to study , so that they achieve and later serve the nation.
The meeting of the library management committee was called for and chaired by the Current chairman of the Committee (& Mayor of the City) Mr Syed Ahmed . The committee discussed several plans for library development . Appa Rao Akkoni, Umesh shetty ex chairman, Ramesh Kamaknur Corporator, Rekhu rathod member, Chief Librarian and all the staff members were present.