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Government Of Assam Department of Cultural Affairs Directorate of Library Services

Functions and Objectives

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Aims and objective of the Library Services:

The main objective of the Library Services is to offer free book reading facilities to all, to grow healthy readership at all levels, to disseminate knowledge on all, subjects and topics to collect and preserve all documents having research value and local importance, to microfilm old records, Books for reference and research purpose, to publish bibliographies, to promote Library Service by exhibiting books, arranging popular talks, seminars and other functions having educative value, to offer guidance for related technical service and other library matter etc.

Finance: Source of Finance for Public Library Services:

The Govt. Public Library System of the State is fully financed by the State Government which gives the annual budget on the based on estimated expenditure and the programme of activities planned for the year. In addition, matching fund also received from 10% State share and 90% of Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation's share to Promote and development of all libraries in the State.