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Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (Agriculture University), Rahuri
Dist.- Ahmednagar (M.S.)


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Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth is one of the best universities among Maharashtra with a mandate of agricultural education, research and extension. Libraries play pivotal role in dissemination of knowledge and information to the students, readers in their education, research and extension activities. In order to cater the needs of the readers, the University Library, started functioning at Central Campus in the year 1968 with a merge collection of 2070 books only. It is developing steadily under the able guidance of Vice-Chancellor and Chairmanship of Library Advisory Committee and rendering various services to the readers, scientists, teachers, students etc. since last fifty years.

Library Building

Due to huge collection of books and documents, a beautiful and impressive separate building was constructed in 1980 with 3740 sq.mt. Carpet area. The library was shifted in the newly constructed building in December, 1980. The building is having length of 117 ft and the width of 130 ft. Extension of University Library building completed from the 100 crores grants received by ICAR in 2012. Two Sections viz: Reference Section & Theses Section shifted in new extended building by which sitting capacity of 150 readers increased. The University Library is kept open for usages from 9.00 to 21.00 hrs throughout the years except Sundays and Holidays. The University Library has also provided Reading Room Facility to the students, which is kept open from 9.00 to 23.00 hrs.

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