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. RRRLF functions as a promotional agency, an advisory and consultancy organization, a funding body for public library development in India. Some important objectives are: to promote library movement in the country; to enunciate a national library policy and to help build up a national library system; to provide financial and technical assistance to libraries; to provide financial assistance to organisations, regional or national engaged in the promotion of library development; to publish appropriate literature and to act as a clearing house of ideas and information on library development in India and abroad; to promote research in problems of library development; and to advise the government on all matters pertaining to the library development in the country.
Headquarters: Block-DD - 34, Sector - I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700064, West Bengal, India