RRRLF has undertaken several promotional activities for qualitative improvement of library services. Besides organisation of many seminars and conferences, it has played a major role in the preparation of National Policy on Library & Information System. It has also issued guidelines on public library systems and services. Raja Rammohun Roy Memorial Lecture by a scholar of eminence is an annual feature of anniversary celebrations for the Foundation. RRRLF also interacts with many national and international professional associations like IFLA, ILA, IASLIC and different state level library associations.

To disseminate innovative, new concepts and ideas for the development of Public Library Services and system in the country through research oriented activities, the Foundation introduced Annual Raja Rammohun Roy Award to the best contributor of an article covering the area of development of Public Library Systems and Services or suggesting measures for promotion of reading habit.

The Foundation has also undertaken a programme of giving seven awards annually - one for the best State central Library and six for the best District Libraries of six regions in the country. Since 2005 the Foundation also instituted RRRLF Best Rural Library Awards - one per each state.

The Foundation institutes "RRRLF Fellowship" to offer fellowship to five eminent men and women in the field of Library Services who have contributed to the library movement in the country through active involvement in the movement, organizational initiative or intellectual leadership or are dedicated to the propagation of reading habit among the masses.

To improve the skill of the working Public Librarians Training Modules are proposed to be developed.

These are to be organized at three levels:

Level 1: Public library of the future, strategic planning workshop, aimed at the senior officers dealing with state level public library policy and administrative matters. It is expected that 2 or 3 officials from each state will participate in this programme.

Level 2: Hands-on practical training focusing on ICT skills, administrative and management skills, aimed at the middle level staff in the state central libraries, district libraries and large city libraries. This hands-on training will be delivered in modules and will be held in each State.

Level 3: Training on day-to-day routines of the library, aimed at staff who interact with library users and visitors and who are responsible for the upkeep of the libraries. This will be held in different parts of each State and will be conducted by local resource persons in local language.

The First Level 1 Training Programme was organised during 23-26 November, 2011 at DELNET, New Delhi, in which 38 participants from 18 States / UTs participated.

The Second Level 1 Training Programme was organised during 30-31 January, 2012 at DR. MCR HRD Institute Hyderabad, in which 39 participants from 20 States / UTs participated.

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