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K. P. Sinha

As per the Recommendation at a Seminar on ‘Role of Libraries in Social Education’ organized by India Adult Education Association at Delhi in the year 1955, the Ministry of Education, the Government of India appointed Library Advisory Committee in 1957 to report on the status of public library development in the country. The Library Advisory Committee or Sinha Committee, after its chair, the late Dr. K.P. Sinha, who was at that time Director of Public Instruction in Bihar. This committee recommended the need for library legislation for each state. It is the first report of the Post Independent India which deals extensively with the issues related to the development of public libraries in India.