Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Utkrushta Sarvajanik Granthalaya Puraskar
Every year, the Directorate of Libraries and its member units honor people and institutions through an awards program that recognizes distinguished service to librarians and librarianship
Awards are divided into categories:
Awards to Best Libraries
Awards to Best Staff and Library Activist
Awards to Best Libraries: To create healthy competition among the libraries towards building good stock of books and rendering satisfactory, qualitative library services to the public, Government has started to giving awards to Best Libraries in each class of libraries from 1984-85. The Award is named as “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Utkrushta Granthalaya Puraskar”. At present, the award consists as stated in the below table under urban and rural Libraries respectively.