Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approves Rs 30.58 cr for Biswanath Pandit Library in Cuttack

Bhubaneswar, 8/10:The iconic building for Biswanath Pandit Library with a cost of Rs. 30,58,31,100/- has been approved by Chief Minister Sh Naveen Patnaik.


The stilt plus 3 floor library will have a 100 capacity auditorium, cafeteria, ample parking area apart from a wide stock of books and a conducive environment for learning.


During the visit of Secretary (5T) Sh V K Pandian to Cuttack during the CMO public grievance, the local people had apprised about the immediate need of the library, and its proximity to the bus stand for the benefit of people coming from nearby villages and towns.


Started in the year 1981 at Saheed Bhawan and later shifted to a new building at Khannagar in the year 1998, Biswanath Pandit library has always been the desired destination for book lovers and researchers alike. People from nearby areas also visited the library for its extensive collection of books. The library had been shifted to the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT) near Judicial Academy due to construction of the Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminal.

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