Ministry of External Affairs

Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra

Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra

Dr O N Chaubey, Chief Librarian
Phone: 00 11 24156444

Program Overview

The Library of Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra (PBK) is a valuable repository of materials including more than 3000 books collected through Indian Embassies / Indian High Commissions about the Indian Diaspora as well as books written by overseas Indians in different languages

Publishing Activities Began: 2016
Location: India
Organization: services distributed across several campuses
Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 3
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Materials Budget: 100%
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: technical/research reports.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports2424
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • diaspora
  • Indian diaspora
  • Indian culture

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:

Additional Services:
  • cataloging

Additional Information

Plans for Expansion & Future Directions:
Planning to develop a Digital Library.
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