WORKING AND SCOPE AND FUNCTIONS OF LIBRARY COMMITTEE
1.Rule 248 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha provides that Library Committee shall give its opinion on the matters concerned with the Library for Members. Rule 248 is under : 248. "The Speaker shall nominate for each financial year a Library Committee consisting of nine members one of the whom shall be appointed by him as the Chairman, to advise upon matters connected with the Members' Library. The Committee shall meet from time to time as directed by the Chairman of the Committee or the Speaker."
2.Committee gives its opinion regarding matters concerned with library in the following manner :
(a) Selection of Books : The Committee selects books relating to all fields of working in day-to-day life of a common people but gives special attention to the books related to the working of the Assembly.
(b) Selection of newspapers/Magazines/Periodicals : The Committee recommends selections of Newspapers/Magazines/Periodicals etc.
3.The Committee visits important libraries and information centres with a view to make spot inspections so that after studying the arrangements over there improvement can be effected in the working of the Vidhan Sabha Library also.
4.The Committee visits important book distributors/sellers/stores throughtout the country for selection of books.