The Central Board of Irrigation and Power has in the recent years intensified its activities in respect of holding International & National Conferences, Seminars, Trainings and Consultancy activities for the convenience of participants and others. It has also setup a separate library of its own located
at its headquarters in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
It has more than 9000 books including Journals and CBIP publications. The Library also receives a large number of Journals, Reports on research and other activities on ‘Exchange Basis’ from well known organisations from within the country and abroad.
The Library and Information Bureau extends facilities to over 3,000 engineers & scientists of various Irrigation Departments, Electricity Boards of the States and Union Territories and Universities and Institutions in the country. Request for literature on various subjects and technical enquiries on specific problems on all aspects of work pertaining to irrigation and power fields are received regularly in the Library.
The library has digitised all the important publications, proceedings of the conferences and seminars etc. The Indian chapter of International societies having headquarters in CBIP have also digitised all their publications, proceedings etc. which are available in CBIP library for reference by the members.