About Karnataka State Library Association (KALA)
KALA is a registered Association contributing to the professional development of the Library professionals. Formerly the name of KALA was 'Mysore State Library Association' founded by the initiative of late Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Library Science in India. Dr. H. Narasimhaiah, Dr. A.C. Devegowda, Sri J. B. Mallaradhya and other stalwarts were the past presidents.