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Regd. Date:    28-05-1946 vide Regd. No :    S4 of 1946

Chief Functionary : PRAKASAN P K

Located in City : CALICUT of Kerala State, India.

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Phone Phone : 0495-2741578
Mobile Mobile : 9961345534
Email Email : deshaposhini@yahoo.com
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NGO Activities : Desaposhini Public Library established in 1937 is one of the leading public libraries in Kerala having a collection of 37000 books and 8000 members on roll. The Library formed by a group of selfless social reformers of the period of independance movement as part of their freedom struggle as well as fight against social injustice. Social and Cultural activities of Desaposhini Public Library carried out through various sub comittees. They are Balasangham(Children forum),Sahithya samithi(Literary forum), Kalasamithi(Art forum),Mahilasamajam(Women forum), Chalachithra vedi (Film forum), Sports committee and a community Hall. Library has also working as Unesco Information Centre for Kozhikode District. We are also running a Nursery School and a Tailoring Unit. Desaposhini Secured state awards for the best Library in the state for 3 times. In 1973 the first award announced by Kerala Grandhasalasangham for best library in the State and in 1995 Samadhanam Parameswaran award by State Library Council and in 2004 E M S Award by State Library Council. In 2010 Library secured Vajra Award announced by Akashvani Kozhikode Kendra and Rotary club of Calicut for best cultural centre of Calicut.Desaposhini Kalasamithi staged variety of dramas and done many experientments in modern amateur theatre in Kerala.The first step of many artists become popular in film and thatre are through Desaposhini. Thikkodiyan, M Kunhandi, Balan K. Nair, Nellicode Bhaskaran, Kuthiravattom Pappu, Santhadevi, Nellicode Komalam are some of them. Desaposhini working in its own building. A Three storeyed building is using for book storage and issue section, a two storeyed building for reading and reference section and Community Hall for social functions. Also runnning a Children corner.Our reading section includes 15 dailies and 134 periodicals. The average visitors of the library are 750 per day.The Library function is fully computorised. A specially developed software using for catalogue and circulation.
NGO ID : 6159241219
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