Inspired by Mizoram’s Street Mini Library, a roadside mini street library has been set up at Rayo Village at Nirjuli in Arunachal Pradesh to promote a reading culture and revive reading habits in the state.
The library has been beautifully designed with Benches and a table and anyone who wants to read can come and read. The library is the brainchild of Ngurang Meena, founder of Ngurang Learning Institute, an adult education centre to induce self-employable skills in Arunachal Pradesh for the tribal women to help empower themselves.
The students of Ngurang Meena has helped set up this library. It is a one-step towards “Padega India Toh Badega India” mission.
The literacy rate among the population aged 7 years and above. In 2011, the literacy rate for Arunachal Pradesh was 65.4 %. The literacy rate of Arunachal Pradesh increased from 41.6 % in 1991 to 65.4 % in 2011 growing at an average annual rate of 18.99%.
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