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Regd. Date:    24-04-1962 vide Regd. No :    9

Chief Functionary : HPS Kalra

Located in City : Patiala of Punjab State, India.
Address NGO Address : Dr. H.P.S. Kalra General Secretary, Punjab Library Association C/o Department of Library and Information Science Punjabi University, Patiala 147002 Punjab

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Phone Phone : 0175-3046180
Mobile Mobile : 09855943338
Email Email : punjablib@gmail.com
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Website Website :  http://punjablib.googlepages.com


NGO Activities : Punjab Library Association (PLA) is the largest and the oldest association of libraries and librarians in Punjab having first founded in 1916 at Lahore. PLA is working towards enactment of a public library legislation in Punjab, and for development of library and information services and systems in Punjab. PLA prepared and submitted a Punjab Public Libraries Bill in 1993 to Punjab Government in 1993. PLA contributed significantly to another Draft Public Libraries Bill in 2003. The 2003 bill was prepared by a special committee constituted by the Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Punjab for this purpose with Dr. Jagtar Singh, Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala as convener and Mr Kuldip Singh Dhillon, President of PLA and Mr.Satnam Singh Walia, State Librarian, MM Central State Library, Patiala as Members. Dr Jagtar Singh was also General Secretary of the PLA in 2003. PLA is also engaged in organizing seminars, conferences and lectures etc. for promotion of libraries and information centres, and librarianship and information work in Punjab. Its objectives are to
NGO ID : 219482230
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