SRELS, MILAN, and Informatics present LIBRARIANS’ DAY 2021


The Library and Information Science (LIS) community in India are aware that August 12, the birthday of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, is observed as Librarians’ Day. The Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science (SRELS), the Mysore University Library & Information Science Alumni Association (MILAN), and Informatics (India) Ltd  are pleased to announce the organization of a quiz programme – SRR QUIZ 2021, for students of LIS in Indian universities to commemorate and celebrate the occasion. The quiz will be open to BLISc and MLISc Students in all Indian universities. The SRR Quiz 2021 will be held in two rounds:

Round 1: an online quiz scheduled for August 9, 2021

Round 2: stage quiz (virtual) scheduled for August 12, 2021, as part of Librarians’ Day celebration

The Online quiz will be for 30 minutes comprising 50 MCQs related to SRR and his contributions. The top-scoring six students in the first round will qualify for the second round. The six top scorers will be grouped into three teams (of 2 students each), and the final quiz (40 minutes) will be held as part of the Librarians’ Day program scheduled to be held online on August 12, 2021, between 3 and 5 PM.  There will be cash prizes for the winners and the runners up as below:

  • Winning Team: Rs. 10,000 – from SRELS and a Certificate of Award.
  • Runners-up Team: Rs.   5,000 – from MILAN and a Certificate of Award.

Awards by Sponsors to the winning team

– Informatics (India) Ltd – Gift Vouchers worth Rs.10,000

– Prof. Shalini Urs – Gift Vouchers worth Rs.5,000

Those students interested in taking part in the online quiz to be held on August 9, 2021, kindly register below

MILAN Musings

Geetha Venkatram in conversation with Mysore K Jagadish

In this episode of MILAN Musings, Geetha Venkatram will share her reflections on her time at her alma mater – MyDLIS, career, and life journey with conversationalist Mysore K. Jagadish.

Date & Time : July 10, 2021: 11 am to 12:30 pm

Virtual Mode:

The Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN) elected its new Executive Committee Members for the term 2021-2023 during the Annual General Body Meeting held in a Virtual Mode on Saturday, April 24, 2021. 

Alumnus and Formerly Professor  of MyDLIS, Dr. Shalini R. Urs, was elected as the President to lead the new team. The present Chairman of MyDLIS Dr. M. Chandrashekara is the Vice President and will be an Ex-Officio Member. The other officer bearers elected are Dr. B.M. Meera, Secretary; Dr. S. Nagaraja, Joint Secretary; Mr. B. Nandeesh, Treasurer. 

Dr. N. Chowdappa, Dr. Johnson David C., Dr. P.S. Mahesh, Dr. B.S. Maheshwarappa, Sri B.P. Prakash, Dr. P.Y. Rajendrakumar,  Sri. N.V. Sathyanarayana, Dr. Sunil M.V., Dr. M.L. Umesha and Dr. Venkatesha, are the other Members of the Executive Committee. 


Results of the Self-Nomination Process

  1. Prof. B S. Maheswarappa
  2. Dr. Shalini R. Urs
  3. Dr. Meera B.M
  4. Mr. Mahesh P.S.
  5. Dr. Umesha M.L.
  6. Dr. Venkatesha
  7. Mr. Nandeesha B.
  8. Dr. Johnson C David
  9. Dr. S. Nagaraja
  10. Dr. N. Chowdappa

Ex officio member

  • Immediate Past President
  • Immediate Past Secretary
  • Chairman of MyDLIS (Department of Library and Information Science)

Procedure and Important Dates






Announcement of procedure and important dates

Announcement of Annual General Body Meeting Date

April 7, 2021



Email invite to all MILAN members for Self-nomination for the Executive Committee 2021-2023.

April 7, 2021



Last date for submission of Self-nomination

April 12, 2021



Announcement of Self-Nomination List

April 15, 2021



Last date to withdraw the Self-Nomination

April 19, 2021



Declaration of Results

Annual General Body Meeting

April 24, 2021

Google Meet

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Welcome to MILAN

MILAN (Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network) was formed during the inaugural of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Department of Library and Information Science of the University of Mysore on June 24, 2014 at a function held at the Rani Bahadure Audotorium, Bahadur Institute of Management Sciences, University of Mysore.

The primary objective of MILAN is to foster professional and social interaction and networking amongst the alumni and between the Alumni and the Department of Library and Information Science of the University of Mysore (MyDLIS)

The objectives of MILAN are:

  1. To encourage, promote and foster professional and social interaction and networking amongst the alumni and between the Alumni and the Department of Library and Information Science of the University of Mysore (MyDLIS)
  2. To imbibe in the alumni an abiding interest in the development and progress of the alma-mater  (MyDLIS)
  3. To build professionalism amongst the members
  4. To contribute to the cause and development of the information (LIS) profession through diverse professional activities
  5. To be actively involved in the nation building activities and societal development

Contact Us

Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN)
Department of Library and Information Science (MyDLIS)
University of Mysore, Manasagangotri
Mysuru – 570 005
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Whatsapp Number: 78294 99730 

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