The library of CSIR-HQ was established in 1964 and has gradually become the Knowledge Centre with the emergence of new technologies. It was, therefore, renamed as ‘Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC)’ in 2008.  The aim of KRC is to meet the growing information needs of the staff.   

The KRC has large collection of information resources on Science, Technology, and Management. The collection mainly comprises of print books and journals, electronic resources, and online resources.  The KRC provides information services to the users from its print and non-print resources.
Membership of KRC is also open to research scholars, consultants, research institutions, and corporate bodies etc. on payment basis.  Separate PCs are available for members to access online resources available in the KRC.  
The KRC remains open on all working days (Monday to Friday) from 9.00 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.

The contact details of KRC are:
   011- 23316719

           011- 23470536