Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation
Ministry of Culture, Government of India
About RRRLF
  THE FOUNDATION:

RRRLF is a central autonomous organization established and fully financed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. RRRLF is registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961. It is the nodal agency of the Government of India to support public library services and systems and promote public library movement in the country commensurate with the objectives as embodied in its Memorandum of Association.

The supreme policy-making body of RRRLF is called the Foundation. It consists of 22 members nominated by the Government of India from amongst eminent educationists, librarians, administrators and senior officials. The Minister of the Department of Culture, Government of India or his nominee is the Chairman of RRRLF. Shri Ravindra Singh, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Culture is the present Chairman of RRRLF and Director General is the executive head and ex-officio Member-Secretary of the Foundation. The Foundation functions in each State/U.T. through a machinery called State Library Committee (SLC).

The Foundation works in close association and active cooperation with different State Govts. and Union Territory Administrations through a machinery called State Library Planning Committee (SLPC/SLC) set up in each State at the instance of the Foundation. To participate in Foundation's programmes, a State Government/U.T. is required to contribute a certain amount fixed by the Foundation.

Since 2005-06 the Foundation has also taken up the initiative to develop the District Youth Resource Centre (DYRC) in collaboration with Nehru Yuvak Kendra Sangathana, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs.

LOCATION:

The Headquarter of RRRLF is housed in its own five storeyed building at:

  Block-DD - 34 , Sector - I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata -700 064.
  Phone Nos. (033)2337-3463 & 64 / 2359-2583, Fax 91(033)2337-3465
  E-mail Address : rrrlf-wb@nic.in

It has four Zonal Offices located at

      Eastern Zonal Office           Western Zonal Office
      
       ( Attached To HQ )

           Directorate Of Libraries Town Hall
           5,Bhagat Singh Marg
           Mumbai 400 023
           Phone : (022)2261 2360

       Northern Zonal Office          Southern Zonal Office
       
      
 E-348 , Greater Kailash-II
        (Second Floor)
        New Delhi  110 048
        Phone  : (011)2922 1766

            Devaneya Pavaaner
            District Central Library Building
            735 Anna Salai ( 1st Floor )
            Chennai  600 002
            Phone  : (044)2841 1843