Kindly find herewith the burning issues of Library and Information Science in India as evident from LIS Links discussion.
1. According to the University Grants Commission's Research Project for Teachers XII Plan Guidelines (2012-2017) and University Grants Commission's Minor Research Project for Teachers XII Plan Guidelines (2012-2017), Librarians are not eligible.
Page 3 of http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/7716504_12th-plan-guidelines.pdf
Page 2 of http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/6733319_12th-plan-Minor.pdf
2. According to the Guidelines for the Special Scheme of Faculty Development Programme for Colleges for the Twelfth Plan (2012-2017) Librarians are not eligible.
Page 2, Section 3.1.8: http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/7156840_Guideline__FDP.pdf
3. The Deputy Librarian's Scale as per 6th Pay commission is not at par with Associate Professor whether they are Directly recruited or promoted.
4. According to the 6th Pay Commission, Library and Information Assistant are getting Grade pay of Rs. 4,200/- instead of Rs. 4,600.