Harekrushna Mahtab State Library Rules Bhubaneswar

 Harekrushna Mahtab State Library Bhubaneswar Rules as follows

  • In these rules, unless the context, otherwise requires

  • “Director” means the Director of the Harekrushna Mahtab State Library
  • The Harekrushna Mahtab State Library is a Reference and Research Library and shall not lend out any material for use outside the premises of the State Library.

  • The Library shall only be open to registered members of the State Library and such casual visitors as are permitted by the Director of the State Library (hereinafter referred to as the Director) under Rule 10.

  • Subject to the provisions of these Rules, any person above the age of 18 years who in consideration of his or her educational status and interest, is in the opinion of the Director, in a position to profitably utilize the facilities offered by the State Library, may, on application, be enrolled as a member of the State Library:

  • A person desiring to be a member of the State Library shall make an application in the appropriate form appended to these Rules, obtainable on payment of Rupees five, together with two copies of the latest passport size photographs of the applicant and the receipt in support of payment of application fee. The Director may, where he considers it necessary, require any applicant, about whose eligibility there is any doubt, to produce evidence in support of his eligibility for membership and the application shall not be deemed to be complete until such evidence has been produced. An application which is not complete in all respects shall not be taken into consideration.

  • The Director shall have the right to reject any application for membership without communicating any reason therefore and the Director’s decision in such cases shall, subject to review by the Director, Culture, Government of Odisha, be final.

  • Every person admitted as a member of the State Library shall be required to make a refundable deposit of Rs.50 before issue of Membership Card to the applicant.

  • Membership of the State Library shall ordinarily remain valid for a period of three years from the date of issue of the Membership Card and on application by the member may be renewed for further periods not exceeding three years at a time. Rules and procedure relating to enrolment of members shall mutatis mutandis apply to applications for renewal of membership.

  • Membership Cards are not transferable. Members shall be responsible for the safe custody of Membership Cards issued to them and shall also be liable for any misuse of the card by any other person. Loss of Membership Card shall be reported forthwith. In the event of loss or damage, a duplicate card may be obtained on submission of application accompanied by two passport size photographs of the applicant and un payment of Rupees five.

  • A member of the State Library shall be entitled to use the Bhubaneswar Public Library at its premises but shall not be entitled to borrow books from the Bhubaneswar Public Library except in accordance with Rules Governing the use or the Bhubaneswar Public Library.

  • The Director may, on application in the prescribed form obtainable on payment of Rs.3, permit a casual visitor to make use of the facilities offered by the State Library at it’s premises for a period not exceeding 30 days in a calendar year.

  • Casual visitors desiring to use the facilities of the State Library for more than seven days, but not exceeding 30 days shall be required to make a refundable deposit of Rs.30.