Library in Ludhiana List 2023 Updated

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Library in Ludhiana

  1. Panjab University Extension Library

The Panjab University Extension Library is outcome of the joint effort of the Panjab University Chandigarh, University Grant Commission and Indian Wheat Loan Education Exchange Programme of US Embassy. Late 1959, a UGC Committee with the representatives of Panjab University and the Wheat Loan Office visited Ludhiana and after looking into the claims of the town of Ludhiana with its large number of students and teachers, the teaching facilities offered at undergraduate and graduate levels in the local colleges and the library facilities available in the town, the committee finally decided to establish an Extension Library at this place.

Services: journals


rare books 


governments documents 


back files of news paper

Braille books

University result gazette/ notification/ syllabi

Address: Rakh Bagh, Koh – E – Fiza, Ludhiana, Punjab 141001

Contact No.: 1800-180-2065


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  1. Mohinder Singh Randhawa Library

Punjab Agricultural University Library was established with a meagre collection of 200 books in 1959 in College of Agriculture. Foundation stone for the present building was laid in February 1969 by Dr M. S. Randhawa. The library was shifted in the new building in 1972. However, at present, this temple of learning, with its beautiful five storey building, with covered area of 93,320 sq. ft., centrally air-conditioned and surrounded by lush green lawns, dotted with beautiful ornamental trees and pollution free environment has grown into one of the best libraries of the region – a place of pilgrimage for scholars and faculty members from all over the country. This library has 760 seating capacity in its Five Reading Halls. The aim of the library is to provide rich knowledge to its users and to extend it further through information technology, automation and networking.

Services: Online Databases Subscribed

(CeRA) Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture


EBSCO Management Collection


ISO Standards on Food Products

Krishikosh (An Institutional Repository of Indian National Agricultural Research System)

PAU Repository

Address: Firozpur Road, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141001

Contact No.: +911612401960


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  1. Central Library, GNDEC

The institution has a well-established Air Conditioned Central Library having rich collection of books, online books, print Journals,online journals,back volume journals. It has departmental libraries in all the departments, thus catering to the needs of Undergraduate, Post Graduate students and faculty. It has a working area of around 1800 sq. mtrs. There is separate Welfare Section in the Library for the financially weaker sections of the students. The books are classified according to DDC 23rd latest edition through Web Dewey service. Library is fully computerized with E-Granthalaya software package which is an integrated multi-user library management system those supports all in-house operations of the Library

Services: Digital Library



Access e-journals

Address: Gill Park, Ludhiana, Punjab 141006

Contact No.: 0161-5064597-98


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  1. GADVASU Library

The University library has modern facility to collect, evaluate and organize information resources that adequately support the curricula of the colleges, the research programmes and the general informational needs of the university. The library is computerised and automated of its operations. The library allows open access to its collection and provides services to its users. The Campus Wide Local Area Network has been developed and a lease line of 100 Mbps with 24 hours connectivity provided under NKN Project.

Services: Lending

Access to databases

Online public access catalogue

Subsidy scheme

Reservation of books

Photocopying Services

Online access to journals through CeRA

Address: Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004

Contact No.: +91-161-241-4064


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