The ICAR-NBAGR library has been playing an important role in serving the needs of scientists and technical staff of the bureau. There is always an intension to equip the library with most suitable books for the researchers, In this regards, Library Advisory Committee (LAC) is guiding force in the management of the library issues pertaining to purchase of scientific books/journals etc.


Library Hours:

9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. (Monday – Saturday) Closed on Holidays


Books: The Library has a good collection of books mainly related to the mandate of bureau besides including books on another subject such as genetics, animal breeding, animal biodiversity, conservation, biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology, cytology, Computer Science, Chemistry, and Hindi Literature, etc.

Journals: Library subscribes National and International journals in print related to the bureau’s mandate. A good collection of back volumes of journals is the strength of the library.

Reference Collections: A large collection of Annual report, news letter of various national International Organization, gratis publication, Book, Foreign Journal, encyclopedia, dictionaries, atlases, books on CD are available to retrieve the desire information.

Collection of library:

Name Total Number of Collections
Books 4047
Bound volume of Journals 2000
Subscription of journal current year 40
Thesis’s 45

Library Services

  • Photocopier Service –library provided free of cost photocopying service only literature (books and journals) to the scientists staff of bureau. However, Rs. 1.00 per copy is charged from the outsiders.
  • News paper Clipping Service
  • Document Delivery through CeRa
  • Library Consultation

CeRa (Consortium of e-Resources in Agriculture)

CeRa is the Consortium of e-journals being subscribed by NAIP, ICAR and provided access to 123 libraries. The library is providing online full-text download facility of a research article of journals of different publishers viz. Springer, Science Direct, Annual Review, CSIRO, Taylor & Francis etc., Through this service the user can access Consortium for E-resources in agriculture (CeRa) (url: