Tonk District Institute is currently focused along three main dimensions:
- Resource Support and Material Development: Material Development and resource support to various agencies of the State, NGOs and Private Schools in various subjects.
- Communication and Engagement: Networking with State, NGOs, Youth and Teachers and development of active youth and teachers’ forums
- Information and Research Centre: Development of Activity Center and Library
The purpose of the Library and Activity Centre (LAC) is to create conducive learning environment to energize key stake holders for supporting/undertaking quality education initiatives. It also provides a common space for dialogue among teachers, students, community members and youth to create learning environment. It also aims to bridge the prevailing divide among different stakeholders in the field of education. The LAC serves to support various needs of the foundation members, in addition to serving external members. The LAC has a good collection of learning resources in various subject areas viz. Education, Sociology, Psychology, Development Studies, Philosophy and Political Science. The collection is organized using Dewey Decimal classification scheme and uses AACR2 for cataloging.
The Library subscribes to good number of print journals and magazines, newspapers along with online access to international journals and databases. The collection includes audio visual materials, reports, data sets, teaching aids, etc. The Library is automated using Koha Library Management Software and catalog is accessible online. The LAC provides Current Awareness Service, Reference Service, Document Delivery Service, Inter Library Loan Service, Photocopying services, etc. The library has computing facility for walk in users.
Azim Premji Foundation,
Tonk District Institute, Tonk
City Palace , Plot No. – 5,6,11 & 12,
Ward No. – 13,
Krishi Mandi Road, In Front Of Stadium,
Tonk - 304001