KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), Trivandrum, offers 2 Day Workshop on Koha, 12 – 13, Sept. 2015

KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) announces its 10th training programme, a Two Day Workshop on KOHA, the Open Source Library Management Software, during September 12 – 13, 2015. The programme will be held at the KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), on the premises of KLA Head Quarters, Thiruvananthapuram.

Who can participate: Working Library Professionals, LIS Students and Researchers in LIS.

Venue: Room No. 36, 2nd Floor, Kairalie Plaza Annexe, Karamana P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695 002.

Date & Time:  Sept. 12 & 13, 2015; 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Resource Persons: Shri Arun V R (KSCSTE, Tvpm) and Shri Ashkar K (Mathrubhumi, Tvpm)

Training mode: Demonstration and Hands on sessions

Course Fee: Rs 1000/- (includes study kit+software CD/DVD, working lunch, tea and snacks)

Number of seats: 10 (Ten) only

Registration: On first come first served mode.

Online Registration:  Click here 

Last date for registration: 05/09/2015 or until all seats are occupied, which ever is earlier


Registration fee must be paid through bank transfer mode or as a Demand Draft.

By fund transfer to:
Name: Kerala Library Association
A/c No. 67061603692
IFSC Code: SBTR0000292
Bank Name: State Bank Of Travancore
Branch Name: KUOC Trivandrum Branch
Address: Kerala University PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695034


Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The DD must be send to Mr S. L. Faisal, (Treasurer, KLA), TC 2/317, PVN-B/23, Pillaveedu Nagar, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom Palace P. O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695004.

Registration will be confirmed only after the receipt of the prescribed fee

All communications will be primarily through e-mail.

For more details:
Shri N. Parameswaran  &  Shri N. Sukumaran Nair, Coordinators, KLA-CPD
Mob:09387822201/09447213155 (npwaran49@yahoo.co.in/sukukla@yahoo.com)

Mr Sriram V., Mob: 09447251892

Mr S. L. Faisal., Mob: 09447699724

Two Day Workshop on “KOHA”: Online Registration

Online registration is only for advance information. The registration will be confirmed only after receiving the DD/Fund Transfer details along with the Registration form which may be downloaded from the following links.

KLA New Office Bearers 2015-2017


Dr. K.P. Vijayakumar

[Formerly Associate Professor & Head, DLIS,

University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034]


Vice President

G.S. Hari Kumar

Chief Librarian

College of Engineering

Sreekariyam, Trivandrum -695 016


General Secretary

Dr. M. Lalitha

[Formerly Librarian, SCERT

Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram -695 012]



S.L. Faisal


Kendriya Vidyalaya (Shift-I)

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram -695 004


Organizing Secretary

Binu K. John

Asst. Librarian

Mar Baselios College of Engineering

Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram -695 015


Public Relations Secretary

E. Hashim

Assistant Librarian Gr.II, Kerala University Library

Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034


Office Secretary

 A. Abdunnasar


Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology

Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram



Executive Committee Members

1. Dr. T. Ajikumari

Assistant Librarian

Kerala University Library

Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034


2. Arun V. R.

Project Assistant,

K. S. C. S. T. E.

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695004


3. Dr A. Gopikuttan

Associate Professor

Dept. of Library & Information Science

University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034


4. N. Parameswaran


Asian School of Business

Technopark Campus, Trivandrum – 695 581

[Formerly: Deputy Librarian-in-Charge,

Kerala University Library, Trivandrum]


5. G. S. Soudhamini

Assistant Librarian

Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation

Kaimanam, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram-695018


6. Dr. K. G. Sudhier


Institute of Distance Education, University of Kerala

Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034


7. N. Sukumaran Nair

Deepanjali, T. C. 9/1796

Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram -695 010

[Formerly: State Librarian, Kerala &

Deputy Librarian, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram]


8. Dr. P.K. Suresh Kumar

Assistant Librarian

Kerala University Library

Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram -695 034





Dr. G.Hemachandran Nair

Assistant Librarian

Dept of Botany, University of Kerala

Kariavattom P.O. Thiruvananthapuram – 695581