Dharamshala, April 15 -- Hoping to inculcate a reading habit among children, a dedicated children's library and activity centre has been set up at Talori village in the remote Salooni sub-division of Chamba.

Salooni sub-divisional magistrate Indian Administrative Officer Kiran Bhadana, who ideated the concept, inaugurated the 'children's learning centre' on Tuesday. A second such centre will be opened in the same subdivision on Friday.

These centres have been built to nurture the natural curiosity of children, said Bhadana. Around 200 English and Hindi books have been made available in each centre for children from ages 3 to 15. Besides this, a wide range of materials for fun-and-learning activity, including puzzles, globes, modeling cl...