West Bengal Public Library Employee Associations

West Bengal Public Library Employee Associations


Project Description

An organization for sponsored public Library Employees’ was first conceived in a seminar held on 1959conducted by  National Library. Bengal Library Association (BLA) in its conference held at Nababgunj ,Ichapur ,North 24 Parganas on 1960  passed a resolution to constitute separate forum for dealing the problems of  the then sponsored library  employees’ of Bengal. As a result of those initiations , the dream/desire came into reality and our association was formed in 18 October,1964 in Coochbehar Town of North Bengal. The first president  of the Association was  Late Achintya Kumar Dev. It was established in the name of “ West Bengal Govt. Sponsored Library Employees’ Association” which was later on renamed as “ West Bengal Public Library Employees’ Association” by amending its constitution from the special AGM held at Berhampore Town on 1st January ,1980 owing to the introduction of West Bengal Public Library Act,1979 by the then Left Front Government

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