National Reading Month 2020

P N Panicker National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations
19th June 2020 - 18th July 2020

The P N Panicker Foundation and P N Panicker Vigyan Vikas Kendra have been observing the Reading Day, Reading Week, and Reading Month Celebrations since 19th June, 1996, the first annual remembrance day of Shri P N Panicker, the father of Library and Literacy Movement in Kerala.

Started as a Reading Day Celebration on 19th June, 1996, it has become a mass movement to promote the culture of reading. Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, came down to Kerala and launched the 22nd National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations on 19th June, 2017. The Prime Minister gave a clarion call to propagate the message of Vayichu Valaruka (Read and Grow) to 300 million Indian citizens by 2022.

The Government of Kerala and the Government of India through NITI Aayog has entrusted the responsibility of observing National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations to P N Panicker Foundation and P N Panicker Vigyan Vikas Kendra.

The 24th P N Panicker National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations were celebrated across all the States and Union Territories, from 19th June to 18th July 2019. A brief report of the 24th National Reading/ Digital Reading can be seen from here: Click Here

The 25th P N Panicker National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations are going to be celebrated in collaboration with various stakeholders from 19th June to 18th July, 2020. This year, there will a variety of reading related activities conducted online and some of them include:

The 25th P N Panicker National Reading/ Digital Reading Month Celebrations are going to be celebrated in collaboration with various stakeholders from 19th June, 2020 to 18th July, 2020. This year, there will a variety of reading related activities conducted online and some of them include:

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