Activities and Services

National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR)   is devoted to science communication, dissemination and S&T information management systems and services using modern IT infrastructure. Broadly the core activity of NISCAIR is to collect/store, publish and disseminate S&T information through a mix of traditional and modern means, which benefits different segments of society.

The institute offers wide range of information services ranging from literature search to production and printing of S&T publications.

The institute has strong Human Resource Development Programme for training personnel in library & information science, documentation, science communication and herbarium techniques.

NISCAIR also undertakes projects on turnkey basis for other organizations. The projects cover design and development of databases, automation and modernization of libraries, editing and production of various publications like journals, books, conference proceedings, annual reports, etc.

Open a Deposit Account

To serve its valued customers more effectively, the institute has a Deposit Account Scheme. Any individual or institution can open a deposit account by depositing a minimum of Rs. 500/- (for individuals) and Rs. 3000/- (for institutions). The Deposit Account holders can obtain NISCAIR services on priority basis and in their case no advance is required.