07 September 2016 Current Affairs: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in NIT Silchar On the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day Assam, .
The world class library is established with the help of University of Illinois, USA. It was the wish of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam during his last visit to the Institute to have a world class library stacked with 1 lakh books and research papers.
He also promised he would again visit the Institute if it was accomplished. Unfortunately, his sudden demise could not make it possible.
It was the initiative and hard work put up by Prof. N V Deshpande, Director, along with his staff that could make the dream of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam come true.