Sundargarh: Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan inaugurated a district culture office and library on the premises of the newly-built Sanskruti Bhavan here on Saturday.
A ‘Sahabhagita’ programme to promote the tribal culture and folk art of the district was also launched on the occasion.
Officials said the ‘Sahabhagita’ programme will emphasise on promoting tribal dance, Pala and Daskathia.
In the library, there are more than 20,000 books along with a reading room facility.
“To promote folk-art of Sundargarh district and to encourage the artists, many programmes have been organising in the district. For this reason, the state government has taken the initiative of ‘Sahabhagita’ programme. Likewise, for the students and book lovers of the district, we have inaugurated the library,” the collector said.