The Kesavan Institute of Information and Knowledge Management (KIIKM) (www.kiikm.org) was set up to honour the memory of late Mr. B.S. Kesavan (1909 - 2000), (see photo alongside), India's first National Librarian, scholar, humanist and linguist.
The Institute is an initiative of many of Mr. Kesavan's former colleagues, relatives, admirers and students. The Institute registered as a Trust is a non-governmental agency, and has the broad goal of acting as an independent body for the study, training and advocacy in library, information and knowledge management. The initial funding for the Trust has come from voluntary donations.
The year 2009 was the birth cenetenary year of Mr. B.S. Kesavan. A book of contributions, titled, 'Remembering Kesavan: The Man and his Mission' was published by the Trust. [See details under the Publications link]
The Trust has its registered office at 69 Krishnapuri Colony, West Marredpally, Secunderabad, India.
Contact: The Managing Trustee is located at Flat No. 207, Hiland Park; 6th Main, 6th Cross; V V Mohalla, MYSORE-570002
Telephone: +917204089145 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org