Colonel Pyara Lal Memorial Library

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General Information

Colonel Pyara Lal Memorial Library (Information Resource Centre) of USI is a knowledge hub in the area of Defence Studies/Services, Strategic Perspective, War/Warfare, Conflict/Peace Studies/United Nation, Foreign/International Relations/Diplomacy, Continent /Countries studies, National/ International Security, Insurgency/Naxalism/Terrorism, Nuclear Issues , General/ Academic/ Historical Studies and Autobiography/Biography/Memoires/ Travelite. It is a highly specialised library for enhancing and enriching knowledge while concurrently facilitating education, research, training, self-development, well-being, and lifelong learning. A full spectrum of ever-expanding body of worldwide knowledge and information superiority is maintained by acquiring, and furthering ease of access to books, manuscripts, and other print and non-print materials and preserving these for the benefit of the members.

Keeping in view the convenience of its patrons, the Library is located on the ground floor of United Service Institution of India, New Delhi and is air-conditioned.


The Library has computerised its activities, processes, products and services for the benefit of users to facilitate fast access to the information held in the Library and to promote the evolution of library use, and increasing availability of library resources to its members.

For Further Information, Please Contact:

United Service Institution of India

Rao Tula Ram Marg
Opposite Signal Enclave, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi-110057
Tel 26151783, 26146755/Extns. 105, 108/Fax : 26149773


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