Government Of India,Ministry Of Water Resources Central Soil And Materials Research Station



A specialized Library and Documentation Centre having proceedings of the National and International Conferences/Workshop and Seminars, journals and books in the field of Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics and Concrete Technology is existing in CSMRS. It is functioning as an information source for problems in Geomechanics through creating a database in Geotechnical Engineering and providing Current Awareness Services. 


The Library and Documentation Centre of CSMRS was established in 1981 to support research and extension programs of the research station. It has a collection of more than 8700 printed books including 1500 Hindi books, 2520 standards, 1413 technical reports and 1234 bound volumes of journals as on date.



The CSMRS L&D Centre has been created for supporting research and keeping the officers updated in their field of geotechnical engineering, Concrete Technology, Rock Engineering, water resources engineering and other allied areas.  It subscribes to print and online journals in our fields of activities. At present, CSMRS is an institutional member of 4 national and 2 International Societies related to our area of specialization.