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Central Library

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Krishnadas Shama Goa State Central Library a State-of-art edifice situated near Panjim bus stand at Patto. It covers a built up area of 12,100 sq. mts. The Library is named after Krishnadas Shama founder of Konkani Prose and known as Father of Konkani literature, to recognize his contribution in the field of literature  in  16th century.

The Library has around 2.5 lakhs books in different languages like English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani and Portuguese since its inception.

The library offers modern facilities like Self Check-in/Check-Out Kiosk, Book Drop Box using RFID Technology. The State Central Library was established in the year 1832 and was shifted to the new building in the year 2012.

 

For more details : http://centrallibrary.goa.gov.in/ New Link

 

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Dr Carlos Fernandes
The Curator, Department of Central Library
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Krishnadas Shama,
Goa State Central Library,
Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto,
Panaji, Goa-403001
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+91 832 2437947
+91 832 2404500
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+91 832 2437944
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Asstt. Public Information Officer / Seniormost Librarian (Grade-I)


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Krishnadas Shama,
Goa State Central Library,
Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto,
Panaji, Goa-403001
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+91 832 2404500
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Public Information Officer / The Curator


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Krishnadas Shama,
Goa State Central Library,
Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto,
Panaji, Goa-403001
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+91 832 2437947
+91 832 2404500
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Director
Directorate of Art & Culture
First Appellate Authority


address
Krishnadas Shama,
Goa State Central Library,
Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto,
Panaji, Goa-403001
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+91 832 2404600
+91 832 2404601

For more details : Right To Information New Link

Central Library Membership Form
English (26 KB)  download
Library Rules
English (47 KB)  download
Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation
English (49 KB)  download
Scheme for the Libraries run by Non-Government Institution
English (34 KB)  download