The Raj Bhavan Library

The Raj Bhavan Library is a treasure trove of precious books. The then Governor Shri Mehdi Nawab Jung was instrumental in starting it in the year 1960 with a small collection of books. It has more than 3700 books in different languages like English, Gujarati, Hindi and Urdu.

Now a days Raj Bhavan Library has completed computerization in SOUL-2.0 software which is developed by INFLIBNET centre which is an Autonomous Inter University Centre (IUC) of University Grants Commission (UGC) Govt. of India. As per D.D.C. (Dewey decimal classification) system, the books on following subjects are available in the Library.

Sr.No D.D.C.Class No Type of Collection
1 000-099 General Collection (GEN)
2 100-199 Philosophy & Psychology (PH & PSY)
3 200-299 Religious (REL)
4 300-399 Social Science (SOCI)
5 400-499 Language (LANG)
6 500-599 Science
7 600-699 Technology (TECH)
8 700-799 Art
9 800-899 Literature
10 900-999 Geography & History (GEO & HIS)

This is an in-house library which is being used by Hon'ble the Governor, the Raj Bhavan Staff and their families. It is not open to the public. The VVIPs also use the library during their stay at the Raj Bhavan. The number of books is increasing with passage of time and the library is expanding steadily.

List of Books available in Raj Bhavan Library

Library Photos