Central Library


The Central Library of RGNIYD was started in 1999 with 2000 Volume of books. In 2014, The State of Art Library with three storage building holds 20000 volumes of books covering Social science subjects. The main vision and mission of the Central library is to cater the need of academic, Training and Research in RGNIYD and General Public.


The Central Library collection consists of Books,  subscribes 70 print journals, provides  IP based access to 15 online full- text journals, Back-volumes of Periodicals, Dissertation, and Audiovisual materials. The Central Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources with a seating capacity of 300 users at a time. 


The Library routine services have been fully automated using the library database management software. The RFID system has been implemented to adapt with the technological advancement of barcode. This RFID system includes a self check-in I check-out station (RFID staff station), EAS security gate and a book drop box. Installation of the CCTV at the Central Library has immensely facilitated effective surveillance of all important locations of the Library.


Working hours   :  08.00 am to 10.00 pm (Monday to Friday)
                                      09.00 am to 06.00 pm (Saturday) (Except Institute Holidays)
                             09.00 am to 01.00 pm (Sunday)

Circulation         :  09.30 am to 6.30 pm (Monday to Friday)


Central Library
Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development
Sriperumbudur – 602105.
Ph: 044-27163127 Extn: 311
E-mail: library@rgniyd.gov.in