Bharat Ek Parichay (Know India) – Sharing knowledge with the World’ India Corner Bharat Ek Parichay (Know India) – Sharing knowledge with the World’ India Corner

Bharat Ek Parichay (Know India) – Sharing knowledge with the World’ India Corner

'Bharat Ek Parichay (Know India) – Sharing knowledge with the World’ India Corner

The Assistant High Commission of India, Kandy, under the outreach initiative of ‘Bharat Ek Parichay (Know India) – Sharing knowledge with the World’ India Corner, to promote culture and literature of India, has established 15 (fifteen) India Corners at the following  University(ies)/Institution(s)/College(s)/School(s) in Sri Lanka viz., (i) UVA Wellassa University, Badulla, (ii) University of Sabaragamuwa, Bellihiloya, (iii) University of Peradeniya, (iv) India Corner at D.S. Senanayake Memorial Public Library, Kandy, (v) National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, (vi) Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), Kundasale, (vii) College of Technology, under the Department of Technical Education & Training, Government of Sri Lanka, (viii) Mahatma Gandhi Sabah, Matale, (ix) International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, (x) Greenhill International School, Kandy, (xi) Girls’ High School, Kandy, (xii) Matale Hindu College (National School), (xiii) CP/Saraswathy Central College, Pusselawa, (xiv) Highlands College, Hatton, (xv) Badi-Ud-Din-Mahmud Girls’ College, Kandy.

2. The main objective of India Corner is to reach out to the student community and to acquaint them with India by providing quality resource material and to make information readily available to those willing to know more about it. The Quality Resource Material presented include (i) General Classics Books on Indian history including Indian classics, Indian geography, Indian polity, economy, culture, architecture and an introduction to Indian Foreign policy etc. by famous personalities and renowned authors of India, (ii) Indian Language Books in native languages and (iii) books on Indian culture by Sri Lankan authors. 

 3. The outreach initiative of the Government of India has been welcomed as generous donation of quality resource material and a big contribution to enrich the academic and cultural understanding about the people and the land, especially among students, and to build strong connection and bridges between India and Sri Lanka.


Given below are a few valuable feedback/remarks received from some of above institutions, which are as follows:

“ ...with deep gratitude we accept your generous donation of books to our Library. Undoubtedly, these quality materials will provide a great opportunity for our students to comprehend the diverse, multicultural landscape of India...

Prof. J.L. Ratnasekera, Vice Chancellor

Uva Wellassa University


“….. adding these materials to the collection for the use of the public specially of the student community with reaching to your objective to acquaint them with the Republic of India. We highly appreciate your continuous support and contribution to enhance the academic and cultural understanding between the people of Sri Lanka and India.

Ms. Savithri Illangakoon, Chief Librarian,

Indian Corner at D.S. Senanayake Memorial Public Library, Kandy

“ our most sincere gratitude…for presenting us a set of Indian books to our school library which are Quality Resource Material to know more about the Indian history, culture and etc…

Mr. R. Srithar, Principal

Highlands College, Hatton

“ ….These are very much useful for the students as well as for the teachers. Through the Indian Corner we learned many interesting things about India. Many teachers read these books….

Mr. R.S. Ravichandrakumar, Principal

CP/Saraswathy Central College, Pusellawa


“ …..The collection of Hindi books provided by you as donation will be very useful for the students at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka….

Mrs. T.N. . Neighsoorei, Librarian

Sabaragamuwa University


“… Your kind gesture in making this valuable presentation is deeply appreciated.

Mr. R. Maheswaran, Acting Librarian

University of Perdeniya