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. Professor Brij Kishore Sharma 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.

Job Descriptions

Post Name Remuneration Number of posts Essential Qualification age limit
Director General (Group “A”)Level 14, Rs. 144200-218200 (As per 7th CPC) 1 Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from a recognized University or Institute.56
Duties and Responsibilities
Director General is the Chief Executive of the Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation. Director General performs the functions assigned to him/her by the Memorandum of Association and Rules, Regulations etc., of the Foundation. Application in the prescribed format duly filled and complete in all respect along with up-to-date ACR/APAR dossiers of the officer (last five years, each page duly attested by an officer not below the rank of Under Secretary or equivalent) along with (i) Vigilance clearance, (ii) Integrity Certificate, (iii) Cadre clearance, and (iv) major/minor penalty statement for the last 10 years should reach the Director General , Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Block DD-34, Sector-I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700064, superscripting the name of the post, through proper channel within a period of 45 days from the date (excluding the first day of the publication) of publication of advertisement in the Employment News. Applications received after the last date or otherwise incomplete will not be considered and will stand rejected. Applications not accompanied by certificates as mentioned above, documents in support of Qualifications and Experience would not be processed for determining the eligibility of the candidates for the selection.

Start Date :27-7-2019

End date :12-9-2019

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