Tag Archives: National Library of India

BRICS alliance of libraries sign outcome documents

(30 July 2017) On 6 July 2017, during the Second Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Culture, Han Yongjin, Director of the National Library of China (NLC), Adam Jayme Muniz, Director General, Department of International Promotion, the Ministry of Culture of Brazil, Mikhail Afanasev, Director General, State Public Historical Library, Russia, Arun Kumar Chakraborty, Director General […]


Delay in appointments hits Kolkata National Library

(8 October 2016) Even as it faces acute staff shortage, National Library authorities are allegedly sitting for decades on the appointment of about 18 candidates on compassionate grounds. Such appointments are usually given to a dependent family member when a government employee dies while in service or retires on medical grounds. As reported by The […]


Leaking AC plant floods National Library, Kolkata

(12 July 2016) Thousands of priceless books, newspapers and periodicals had to be hastily evacuated from the language division of Bhawa Bhavan at the National Library on Tuesday morning after the room was inundated by water leaking from the airconditioning plant and rainwater pouring in through broken window panes. The damage is yet to be […]