The Book Bank was energized in Mulund to provide book facilities to the economically challenged college students. The expenses required for the text books/reference books are burdensome for the students and their parents. The Book Bank shall serve to relieve the students from the financial stress of buying the books.
The students benefitted in the first year i.e. 2016-2017 have popularized the book bank project amongst the needy students in the nearby college students. The enrolments of the students have increased by 600 students in 2017-2018.
The students get enrolled after exercising their due diligence before issuing the books. The books are provided to the students on semester basis and are taken back after confirming that the books are in good condition at the time of returning it.
Presently the book bank caters to 1300 students from Asangaon – Karjat to Ghatkopar region of Mumbai. The students belong to various faculties of Arts – Commerce – Science – Engineering – Medical and Professional courses, etc. The book bank presently has 13,118 books, catering to 25 colleges.