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The Library of NIPHTR, Mumbai was established in 1957. The primary mission of the library is to support the educational and research programmes of the institute by providing physical and intellectual access to information, consistent with the present and the anticipated educational and research functions of the institute.

Collections

Library is having collection of 5900 books.

The books are mainly on the following subjects

Epidemiology, Nutrition, Public Health, Occupational Health, Communicable diseases, Sociology, Psychology, Community Organisation, Behavioural Sciences, Statistics, Demography, Population education, Non Communicable diseases, Sex Education, National Health Policies, National Health programmes, Family Welfare, Health Education, Communication, Hindi Books, Admin Books, Manuals, NFHS books, WHO books.

Commitee

The library committee may be defined as the body or persons that deal with library activities. The library committee plays an effective and important role to run the library efficiently. The status of health literature, library and information services cannot be improved unless and until the Library Committee executes its governance. The Library Committee is empowered to make/frame/amend rules and regulations of the library. A committee is a forum comprising of knowledgeable persons who may be assigned particular tasks with matching powers. Generally, such committees are given advisory functions and supervisory powers. It studies the library needs in view of the instructional, research and service programs of the institute and advises the Dean on matters of policy, development of library resources which may be an integration of the library program with other instructional, research and service activities. The Committee liaises with the faculty, staff and students, and the Librarian.

The following are the basic functions of the Library Committee:

  • To guide the Librarian in formulating general library policies and regulations which govern the functions of the library.
  • To provide for proper documentation services and updating the Library collection.
  • To work towards modernization and improvement of Library and Documentation Services.
  • To formulate policies and procedures for efficient use of Library resources.
  • To review Library readership
  • To adopt measures to enhance readership.
  • To prepare budget and proposals for the development of the Library.
  • To recommend to the authorities the fees and other charges for the use of the Library.
  • To seek feedback on Library functions from readers.
  • To take measures to increase the membership of the Library beyond the boundaries of Institute.

The Committee is responsible for policy formulation and oversees its implementation. The Librarian acts as the member secretary of the committee and provides reliable information to the committee which does not interfere in day to day working of the library except through the Librarian. The library has Library Advisory Committee headed by the …... Its current composition is as under:

Chairman

Dr. Deepak Raut

Director

Members:

  • Dr. N.R.K.Behera ,Addl. Director
  • Dr. Sudhir Wanje ,joint Director
  • Mr. Rajaram Gavde, Stat. Assistant

Member Secreatary

  • Mr. Vijay Naikwadi
Library Rules
  • No books, periodicals, or other library materials shall be removed from the library premises, without borrowing at the circulation counter.
  • Do not carry issued materials such as books, reprints, journals, and loose magazines, into the library.
  • The reader must not interfere with the comfort of other readers. Do not make excessive noise. Do not cause damage, disfigure, or mutilate to the library property, books, periodicals, and any other library material.
  • Smoking in the library premises is not permitted.
  • Bags, cases, ink-bottles, and pets are not allowed in the library.
  • Persons present in the library at any time must identify themselves to the Library Staff when requested.
  • No broadsheets, handbills, newspapers or other material be distributed or displayed within the library.
  • Mobiles and other electronic alarm devices should be put on a mute mode while in the library.
  • Water bottles are not allowed to put on reading tables and computer tables.
  • Follow the Copyright Act. Do not use Copyright literature for the commercial purposes.
  • Maintain silence in the library
  • When leaving the station for more than a week, return all Books/Journal/Reprints borrowed from the library.
  • Do not share User IDs & Passwords provided by the library for library access.
  • Library Circulation Counter is closed 30 minutes before closing time. Please complete issue/return before 30 minutes of closing time.
Library Service

The Library provides following services:

  • Circulation
  • Reference Services
  • Documentation
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Internet Access
  • Bibliographic Service
Library Time
LIBRARY WORKING HOURS
Monday to Friday 09:30 Hours to 18:00 Hours
Issue/Return (Week Days) 10:30 Hours to 17:00 Hours
Library Holidays As per Govt of India Holiday List
Users
  • DHPE trainees
  • PGDCHC trainees
  • SHI trainees
  • Faculty members
  • Research scholar
  • Visitors
  • NIPHTR Staff
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