EDUCATION AND CULTURE
LIBRARIES MUSEUMS AND BOTANICAL GARDENS
The district library was established in 1956. The books are
provided through 467 sub-centres, the benefit of which has been
taken so far by 24,229 persons. On district and village libraries
an amount of Rs. 22,764 has been spent during 1960-61. Besides
the district library, there are 14 private libraries in the district.
Prominent among them are the old Achalpur library established
in 1866 and the City Library at Amravati established in 1867.
There is neither a museum nor are there any public botanical or zoological gardens in the district. The small botanical garden attached to the Vidarbha Maha Vidyalaya, Amravati, is the only botanical garden in the district.