Incharge name & designation:

Dr. Naresh Kumar and Officer-in-charge (Library)

Name and designation of personnel engaged:

Shelja Tamrakar , Senior Technical Assistant 

The ICAR-CAFRI Institute has a special library resource base in the field of Agroforestry and allied fields to support research works and consultancy in the relevant areas. Library collection also includes documents in Computer Science, light reading materials, Fiction, Stories, General books, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries, Magazines etc. Research books & Toposheets (Maps) are also included in the collection for labs & research purposes.

Library is committed to providing widest possible access to information and this commitment is reflected in the range of services provided by it. Library website is linked to various online databases that are available from any networked PC within the library and the Institute. The Library spares no efforts to fulfill its mission by selecting, acquiring, organizing, reserving, maintaining, and providing access to a collection of materials and electronic resources that address the needs of the academic community.

Library operations are automated using KOHA Library Management Software. Library is now fully automated with all possible modern facilities. Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) is accessible at URL:

Library Services: At present, the Library offers services as Lending facility; Claims/Reservations; Renewals; Reading Room; InterLibrary Loan; Document Delivery Services; SDI Services; CAS Services; Library website; Reprography Services etc.


On request references were supplied to the researchers on individual basis as well as through CERA (Consortium for E-Resources in Agriculture) servers through e-mail as well as soft/hard copies.

List of library holdings are as under:


Total Collection

Books (including Hindi books)


Periodical subscribed (Indian)


Bound back volumes of research journals


Dissertation – M.Sc.


Thesis - Ph.D. 


CD- ROM (Forest Science Database, ICAR, ICFRE)




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