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S.D.V.T.Vanchnalay

Sakshar Dr. Vishnuprasad Trivedi Vividhlaxi Vanchnalay

Sakshar Dr. Vishnuprasad Trivedi Vividhlaxi Vanchnalay
Sakshar Dr. Vishnuprasad Trivedi Vividhlaxi Vanchnalay
Library Name Sakshar Dr. Vishnuprasad Trivedi Vividhlakshi Vanchnalay
Address Nr, Ayodhya Nagari Row House,
Veer Bhagatsingh Marg, Adajan,
Surat. Phone: (0261)277 01 28
E-mail: library[at]suratmunicipal[dot]org
Working Hours 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. (Tuesday to Sunday)
8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Public Holidays)
All Sections will remain closed for full days on Makar Sankranti, Republic Day,
Dhuleti, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Anant Choudash, Diwali, Hindu
New Year, Bhai Bij & Muharram
Language of books, periodicals and newspapers Regional: Gujarati
National: Hindi
International: English
Number of Magazines & Periodicals 92
Number of Newspapers 40
Number of periodicals in the Children's Section 12
Number of Books available in the Library 74,699
Membership 6,355
Number of Books Available in the Central Book Store 49,964
Membership 4,024
Number of Books Available in the Children Book Section 24,735
Membership 2,331
Books available on topics Literature, Travel, Literature, Astrology, Spiritual Contemplative, General Knowledge, Religion, Sociology, Language, Dictionary, Science, Computer Information Technology, Medicine, Engineering etc.
Annual Budget Rs. 83.00 Lac
(Rs. 20.0 Lac for purchase of books, magazines, periodicals & newspapers)
Timing for Issue & Return of books 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday closed)
8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (on Public Holidays)
Membership Fees SMC GBR No. 8/2013, Dt. 23/01/2013
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Sr. No Description Child Member
(Age Limit : 2 Yr to 12 Yr)
Adult Member
(Age Limit : 12 Yr above)
6 Months 1 Year 3 Years 6 Months 1 Year 3 Years
1 Application Fee 10/- 10/- 10/- 10/- 10/- 10/-
2 Admission Fee 50/- 50/- 50/- 100/- 100/- 100/-
3 Deposit, for issue of
A) One Book 500/- 500/- 500/- 1000/- 1000/- 1000/-
B) Two Books 800/- 800/- 800/- 1600/- 1600/- 1600/-
4 Renewal Fee, for issue of
A) One Book 30/- 50/- 130/- 60/- 100/- 260/-
B) Two Books 50/- 80/- 220/- 100/- 160/- 440/-
5 Total Amount, for issue of
A) One Book 590/- 610/- 690/- 1170/- 1210/- 1370/-
B) Two Books 910/- 940/- 1080/- 1810/- 1870/- 2150/-

Central Book Store

This section contains books in various regional languages to satisfy the needs of multilingual inhabitants of Surat-such as Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Oriya and so on. Here we have multi-purpose books on various subjects, both ancient and modern. The Novel section is separate. There are nearly 50,000 books in this section, stored in a large space.

Number of books 49,964
Membership 4,024
Average Return & Issue of books per day 200
Average visitors per day 250
Central Book Store

Features

  • Collection of books on various subjects like General Knowledge, Library & Information Science, Journalism, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Public Administration, Education, Commerce, Language, Mathematics, Physics, Science, Engineering, Management, Art, Literatures, History & Geography etc.
  • Arrangement of books according to Decimal System based classification, in such a way as to make them readily available to the readers.
  • Old volumes of periodicals are available in bound form.
  • The readers can search their books themselves (open access system).
  • Timing : 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday Closed), 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (On Public Holidays)

Children Book Section

This section is large enough to store 20000+ books. There are books which can help in developing creative and constructive abilities among children. Electronic Material is also available to educate as well as to entertain the children.

Number of books 24,735
Membership 2,331
Average Return & Issue of books per day 50
Average visitors per day 75
Children Book Store

Features

  • Books on various subjects of children's choice, educative stories etc.
  • Special low rise racks for periodicals to enable the children to select themselves.
  • Ample books & periodicals for children in Gujarati, Hindi and English.
  • Open access to the books.
  • Timing: 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday Closed), 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (On Public Holidays)

Newspaper & Magazine / Sr. Citizen Section

Regular subscription of 92 periodicals of national and international stature with a view to supply contemporary reading material readily available on information, education and entertainment to various readers. This section also contains 40 daily newspapers catering to people of varied reading interests.

Periodicals/Magazines 92
Newspapers 40
Avg. visitors per day (week days) 150
Avg. visitors per day (week ends) 250
Newspaper & Magazine / Sr. Citizen Section

Features

  • Reader friendly environment.
  • Periodicals on all subjects.
  • Special sitting area for senior citizens.
  • Timing: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Remains closed only on Makar Sankranti, Republic Day, Dhuleti, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Anant Choudash, Diwali, Hindu New Year, Bhai Bij & Muharram

Technical Section

Technical Section

A special technical room is constructed for classification, categorization and cataloguing of newly arrived books, repairing and reinstatement of available books.

Reading Rooms

A special provision to study peacefully is made for the students who do not have suitable environment for study at their home. Students can visit and study silently or do their academic activities without making noise or disturbing other learners.

Sitting Capacity Boys Girls Total
Total 100 100 200
Reading Rooms

Features

  • Separate sitting arrangements for boys and girls.
  • Adequate facilities, comfortable sitting & support, lights and ventilation for reading.
  • Timing: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Remains closed only on Makar Sankranti, Republic Day, Dhuleti, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Anant Choudash, Diwali, Hindu New Year, Bhai Bij & Muharram

New Membership, Income and Deposit of the Library

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Year New Members Withdrawn Income Deposit Deposit
Refunded
Adult Children Total Adult Children Total
2005-2006 38 130 168 0 0 0 15153 59600 0
2006-2007 135 159 294 0 0 0 31320 90600 0
2007-2008 132 168 300 19 5 24 44399 93600 8600
2008-2009 234 237 471 26 21 47 67164 141600 14600
2009-2010 213 332 545 24 24 48 87952 175400 14400
2010-2011 364 236 600 42 38 80 121595 192800 24400
2011-2012 549 351 900 47 36 83 167038 289800 26000
2012-2013 587 357 944 80 80 160 228985 679900 48000
2013-2014 235 101 336 184 141 325 350007 704100 122900
2014-2015 233 101 334 90 66 156 278044 369900 99200
2015-2016 270 137 407 75 88 163 313026 397300 116761
2016-2017 234 98 332 83 57 140 317237 325700 105107
2017-2018 179 64 243 69 42 111 301559 262000 91019
2018-2019 295 112 407 78 67 145 352631 408600 114418