Nationwide knowledge Network
Empowering Village Libraries by providing free
Tablets PC's , Internet facility, Library
managing softwares, Books,Volunteers, etc
Education in India
4% of our children never start school.
58% don’t complete primary schools.
Only 10% children go to college.
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world
and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a
child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always
We dream of prosperous world where knowledge is
equally shared among rural or urban , rich or poor without
any discrimination. We dream of a society that is not poor;
a world which is literate, healthy and empowered.
To create awareness and share the latest tools, services
and resources which enrich the experiences of users of
the libraries and enhance their learning and career
To support scholarship, intellectual growth and critical
inquiry, and to promote a continuing love of learning in a
welcoming space where people choose to gather.
(1) Libraries as Universities
(2) Libraries as community centers for diverse populations,
(3) Libraries as centers for the arts,
(4) Libraries as community builders,
(5) Libraries as champions of youth.
Guiding principal of olpv
Access to information is essential in
education/research and has a direct impact on
the development of societies;
Combined purchasing and negotiating power of
libraries can lead to affordable and sustainable
access to latest electronic resources in
developing and transition countries;
The empowerment of citizens and the spread of
democracy depends on equal access to
information and knowledge worldwide: olpv.org is
committed to levelling the playing field.
IMPORTANCE OF OLPV
To built a Nation.
To help in basic education.
To help in self studies.
To help in research work.
To help in personality
To conservation of
knowledge & ideas .
To increase the
To get up-to-date
Proper utilization of time .
To get any books
To clarify any doubts
To get tuition for any
What can students do in OLPV ?
Read Millions of e-books
Clarify doubts with expert tutors
Attend Online courses (MOOC)
Apply for national/international Jobs
Create collaborative learning groups
Attend Online Tutoring
Attend Lectures & Seminars
Play educational games
India, a country where 70% of its population lives
in more than 6, 00,000 villages and only 1% of
them are fully equipped with libraries. Problem is
lack of awareness and availability of educational
resources for the rural poor.
Why OLPV is must for India?
Why “One Library Per Village” ?
Around the world, in developed as well as developing
countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination
of knowledge. The availability of information resources can
often mean the difference between poverty and prosperity,
particularly in underdeveloped communities.
1. OLPV are accessible
The Library should be with in the reach of local
area, it should be accessiable to all within the
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the
2. OLPV help to bridge the digital divide
Common people in rural areas face significant
challenges when it comes to IT access,
including infrastructure problems and set-up
3. OLPV help to combat social isolation
Libraries are social places where people can chat,
read and keep in touch with the outside world.
Layman who can’t access computer or Tablets
get support .
What OLPV can do ?
1)Library has a vital role to play in providing access to content.
2)Libraries have a role to play in authenticating access.
3)Libraries continue to grow communities of students,
4)Helping users navigate the deluge of information.
5)Library can make local content global.
6)Library can Digitilise special collections.
7)Library can update users with latest technological changes,
“Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot
teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught.
Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we
are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period.”
– April Chamberlain
2tion is a social network platform for collaborative
learning which connects students with expert tutors of
their choice and also it helps in getting right resources
and guidance for their career development.
Questions and Answers
E-Library (ebook & videos )
Expert tutor assistance
- all available at students’ convenience
Salient features of 2tion:
Online Tutoring from the best Tutors
OLPV play a vital role
in community development
OLPV is a revolutionary notion, and when people
don’t have free access to books, then
communities are like radios without batteries.
You cut people off from essential sources of
information — mythical, practical, linguistic,
political — and you break them.
“When a library is open, no matter its size or
shape, democracy is open, too.”