"On the same day, the work to set up e-libraries will start in 50 villages of the district in which Rajiv Gandhi Sewa Kendras have been set up," he said. In the initial phase, a sum of Rs1 crore would be spent for setting up the e-libraries under the Backward Regions Grant Fund.

"An agreement has been signed with Life Skill Development Company regarding the arrangement of computers, software, books and magazines," the government spokesman said, adding that the libraries would be housed in buildings of the Rajiv Gandhi Sewa Kendras in the different villages.

Residents of the villages will get easy access to computers and books through the libraries, the spokesman said.


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