By Syeda Hina Batool


The Department of Information Management, in collaboration with the PU Library, National Book Foundation and PULISAA celebrated the World Book & Copyright Day on 22nd April, 2015 under the theme “Books: Building Blocks of a Civilized Society”. A mega event was arranged and a number of professionals, teachers, media persons and students participated in the awareness walk followed by a seminar. Vice Chancellor, PU Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran was the chief guest and renowned writer & poet Dr. Sughra Sadaf and prominent journalist & columnist Mr.Wasif Nagi were the guest speakers at the seminar. The speakers talked about the importance of book reading and appreciated the efforts of Dr. Mujahid Kamran and Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen in promoting reading culture at Punjab University. At the end, PU Library acknowledged book lover students by rewarding books prizes.  In this regard the department also arranged a quiz competition among students and winners of this competition were awarded books by National Book Foundation.