Dr. Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan was a visionary who realized the importance of library legislation regarding the presentation and development of a library in India. He was a playful person who was completely devoted to the library and information technology. He was fully aware of the role of libraries in higher education in any society. He understood the impact of educational development on the country's development and the efficiency and utility of libraries to promote education.
In 1924 Dr. S. R. Ranganathan's number of public libraries while staying in the UK. These visits enabled him to study the system, activities, funding and services of various libraries. As a result, he was convinced that libraries legislation would only provide systematic, well-targeted and effective public library services. Since public libraries are informal educational institutions, welfare states are required to provide, maintain and develop networks of public libraries to meet public needs. The public library that is essential for the nation's people is to manage public funds that need to be collected most properly. Only the government has the power and authority to impose and collect taxes by legal sanctions. Therefore, library legislation is necessary to collect the library. Thus it is clear that it is important that the government approve library law on the establishment and smooth functioning of networks of public libraries to meet public education needs.
Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was the first man in India who always thought about the need for library law in 1925 after leaving India from England. He realized the Model Library Act and introduced it to the first Asia-Asian conference held in Banaras from 27 to 30 December 1930. Participants at the conference were fully convinced of the benefits of legislation and the views of Dr. SR Ranganathan. This & # 39; Model Library Act & # 39; was published by the Madras Library Association in 1936. He later amended the bill twice in 1957 and again in 1972. This Model Library Act was introduced in the form of Bill in the Madras Assembly in 1933, through Mr. Basher Ahmed Sayeed, the parliamentary assembly is an amateur public libraries.
Key Features of Ph.D. SR Ranganathan are: –
With the exception of the Act on Public Libraries in Kerala, 1989, All the Laws, which passed in India from 1948 to 1990, affect the types of public libraries, such as Dr. SR Ranganathan writes.
Dr. S. R. Ranganathan made a lasting effort to get the libraries presented by various states in India and dreamed of having a country library. He created a number of instruments for different states. The following is a list of them: –
He also created a library for the 1948 model community and revised it in 1957.
India received the first book of literature by stopping dr. S. R. Ranganathan. For the first time, the book of public accounting was approved by the Madras legislature in 1948. It is a noteworthy story behind the success of getting the library record set in a third attempt in 1946, despite the failure of previous experiments. The first attempt was made by Janab Basher Ahmed Sayeed when he introduced the Bill in the Madras Legislation in 1933, but could not get through when the Madras legislature was released in 1935. Another attempt was made in 1938, but later during World War II II began and the bill could not be approved. In 1946, Mr. Avinashalingam Chettiar, an old student Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, Minister of Education in Madras State. One day, Dr. S. R. Ranganathan removed the body records and went to a meeting with the minister in his house after a normal morning walk. The minister was surprised to see his "guru" early in the morning and asked about his purpose. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan responded that he came to demand his "Gurudakshina". When the minister promised to offer the same, Dr. S. R. Ranganathan made a copy of the model law and declared that he would put it in law while he was a minister. Hr. Avinashalingam Chettiar played the bill and received it in 1948.