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Narmad Central Library | At a Glance | Sections | Performance

Before 1991, 'the Suratis' had places of entertainment and recreation like gardens, auditorium, swimming pools, and cinema houses and so on; but there was no full-fledged public library as a source of knowledge and information. Several stray Reading Halls provided only newspapers, periodicals and journals to the book lovers. The libraries of schools and colleges were restricted for their students. Therefore, the common man or professionals, technical experts, persons associated with trade and commerce etc. really required a Central Library with the collection of books of their field and choice.

Kavi Narmad Central Library (Before Revitalization)

Kavi Narmad Central Library (After Revitalization)

Project Outline of Kavi Narmad Central Library :

Site/Location : On the Eastern side of a 12 Mt. wide approach road connecting Police Head Quarter and Ghod dod Road, Final Plot No.M-9 of Athwa Town Planning Scheme No.5.
Area of Plot : 6158 Sq. Mt. (75 x 82 Mt.)
Area of Construction : 8596.87 Sq.Mtr.
Cost of construction : Total Project Cost 403.00 Lacs (Approx.)
Outline of Planning : The planning of Library building is done on the latest architectural and artistic models.
Establishment/Inauguration of the Library :
  • 24th August 1991, 159th birth anniversary of Kavi Narmad
  • 1st May, 2004 (Addition of e-Library and separate section for blind)
  • 18th January, 2011 (Addition of Information Centre, separate sections for senior citizen and rare book collection, conference hall and audio visual room)