6. Amendment of section 11

In the principal Act, in section 11,--

  1. to sub- section (1), the following proviso shall be added, namely :--
    "Provided that where a woman or a person belonging to the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes could not be elected under clause (b), the Government shall nominate a woman or a person belonging to the Scheduled Castes or Schedules Tribes, as the case may be, to the said vacancy.";
  2. for sub-section (2), the following sub-section shall be substituted, namely:--
    "(2) The members referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of every District Library Council shall elect, from among themselves, a District Executive Committee consisting of eleven members including a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary and a Joint Secretary:
    Provided that one of the members so elected shall be a woman and one shall be a person belonging to the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes.".