2021-22 Celebration of Librarians Day on the birth anniversary of Father of Library Science in India, Hon’ble Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was held on 12th August 2021:
Department of Library and Information Center, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Yashwantrao Mohite College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune organized an online programme to celebrate Librarians Day on the birth anniversary of the Father of Library Science in India, Hon’ble Dr. S. R. Ranganathan. The programme was held on 12th August 2021.
Mr. Arvind Patkar Publisher, Manovikas Publication, Pune was invited as Chief Guest for the programme and Professor Dr. N. B. Dahibhate, Ex. Information Scientist at NCL, Pune as a Guest Speaker for the programme. The programme was chaired by In-charge Principal, Prof. (Dr.) V. A. Rankhambe.
Chief Guest Mr. Arvind Patkar highlighted the importance of libraries and librarians in society even in the 21st Century - the era of digitization.
Guest Speaker Dr. N. B. Dahibhate discussed the five pillars of library science explained by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan.
Dr. V. A. Rankhambe, In-charge Principal in his welcome speech highlighted the achievements of the college under the aegis of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University).
Dr. Mohan Jalgade, Librarian and Head of Library Science Dept threw light on the life journey of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan and looked after overall co-ordination of the program. Dr. S. S. Patil and Ms. Mayuri Desle has handled the responsibility of programme anchoring and Mrs. Asharani Patil has expressed vote of thanks at the end of the programme. Dr. P. T. Patil had taken care of technical aspects of the programme.