Departmental Libraries

Wheat Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad

The Library continues to improve the service it offers. It is open 5 days a week, supporting a library service from 8.0 am to 4.0 pm. Library collection includes books, research papers, articles and newspapers which provide vital support for researchers, students, and staff, complementing research and academic activities.


Mr. Muhammad Zulkiffal,
Senior Scientist
Mobile: 0333-9826982

Barani Agricultural Research Institute Chakwal

Library at Barani Agricultural Research Institute Chakwal was established in 1979 along with establishment of the institute. Initially, the books and research journals were donated by main library of AARI Faisalabad. As the objective of BARI is to device techniques and technologies for development of agriculture in rain fed areas of Punjab, so the literature about rain fed agriculture is continuously being collected or purchased from various sources. At present the institutional library has vast collection of literature on different aspects of rain fed agriculture. These include books (1646), research journals (383), research reports (281) and magazines / digests (1808).


Dr. Muhammad Ijaz

Institute of Soil Chemistry & Environmental Sciences

Department of soil chemistry has a good library having two sections; one is of Directorate and second is of Soil Chemistry. There are a lot of books, are available related to soil chemistry, fertility, environmental pollution, organic farming and soil physics. No. of Books: Directorate library has 27 Books, while Soil Chemistry has 373 books. Other Related Material: Soil Surveys reports, scientific Journals and Abstracts, proceedings and annual reports.


Sadia Sultana 
Scientific Officer
Phone: 041-9200745

Rice Research Institute, Kala Shah Kaku

The books in the library of the institute covers various disciplines like plant breeding and Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Agronomy, Engineering, Food Technology, Computer, Accounts etc. No. Of books and other related material. More than 2000 books, journals, reports etc. are the part of the library. Moreover, digital library (ebrary) contains more than 22.582 ebooks.


Dr. Arshed Makhdoom Sabir
Senior Scientist
Mobile: +92-321-6135484

Muhammad Anwar
Incharge Library
Mobile: 0349-5294963

Vegetable Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad

No. of Books: 230 on various aspects of vegetables production and breeding
Other Related material: Booklets on vegetables production, tunnel farming and kitchen gardening
Pamphlets related to vegetables production
Daily Jang and Daily dawn news paper


Tahir Ashraf
Scientific Officer
Mobile: 03457938506

Maize & Millets Research Institute, Yusafwala, Sahiwal

In House library was established facilitate the researchers in 1968. No. of Books:  500


Khalid Mehmood
Scientific Officer
 Mobile: 03217086096

Soil Salinity Research Institute, Pindi Bhattian

This institute is maintaining a library with collection of 674 relevant books and journals. In addition, there are number of newsletters, zaratnaama and technical reports. 


Muhammad Sarfraz
Scientific Officer
Mobile: 03226051915