About Library

Ness Wadia College Library has a rich and balanced collection to fulfil institute goal that is to impart Commerce and Business Education to the young generation of India. Our goal throughout has been to strive for excellence and each day we take a step forward in time and near our goal. Library has continue its thrust for library automation by automating its technical process such as barcode, spine Labels, book cards. Library has obtained SOUL 2.0 LIBRARY SOFTWARE Developed by UGC INFLIBNET CENTRE, Ahmadabad.

Aims and Objectives

To strengthen the efforts of the librarian in planning library activities and policies. To take the feedback from the departments and plan for improvement and enrichment of the library. To act as a liaison between the library and the readers.

Powers and Functions:

The library committee ensures that proper care is taken with regard to the following. Allocation of funds for books and journals in various subjects. Framing and suggesting amendments to library code of conduct. Assessment of the library services provided by the library, if necessary. Suggesting improvements in library services.


    1. All Bonafide Students of the College.
    2. All Faculty Members including ADHOC, visiting, part-time faculty.
    3. Ex-Staff and Ex-Students
    4. External Students
    5. Visitors
    6. Staff Members of Sister Institute in the College Campus.
    Library Collections Current (2019-2020) Library holdings are as under

    Journals Subscribed


    1. Scanning
    2. Lost and Found Display
    3. Reprography
    4. Inter Library Loan
    5. OPAC
    6. Book Bank
    7. Reading Hall
    8. Issue of I-Card
    9. Issue of Competitive Examination Books, NET/SET Books, Newspapers (Financial Express)
    10. Issue of Home Reading and Book Bank to Earn and Learn Students.
    11. Internet services.
    12. Library services to Research Students (Ph.D.), Visitors, Members of the Staff of Sister Institutions, Ex-students and Ex- Members of the Staff ( Retired ) and External Students (Pune University Distance Learner students)
    13. Institutional Membership:- Library had taken Institutional Membership of 04 premier organizations such as, Savitribai Phule Pune University`s ,Jayakar Library , Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics , The Maratha Chambers Commerce, Industries and Agricultural NIBM Library


    Monday to Saturday 7.00 a.m. to 5.40 p.m. on all working days.

    Grant Staff
    SR. No.Staff NameDesignation
    1Mr. Manojkumar S. ThakurLibrarian
    2Ms. Surekha R. KhareAsstt. Librarian
    3Mr. Sopan H. NevaseLibrary Clerk
    4Mr. Pradip L. KamatheLibrary Clerk
    5Mrs. Smita. V. PhadatareLibrary Clerk
    6Mr. Somnath M. VeerPeon
    7Mr. Suryakant S. ChittePeon
    8Mr. Mirza A. BaigPeon
    Non-Grant Staff
    Sr. NoStaff NameDesignation
    9Mrs. Shilpa S. KharatLibrary Clerk
    10Mr. Santosh M. KengaleLibrary Clerk
    11Mr. Rajesh D. BhaikattePeon
    12Mr. Balu D. DamsePeon
    13Mr. Harish V. RatnaparkhiPeon
    14Mr. Firoz D. SayyedPeon
    15Mr. Rupesh S. KanganePeon
    16Mr. Mangesh V. PadyalPeon
    17Mr. Sakharam J. YamkarPeon

    User Orientation Programme:

    Conduct User Orientation Programme for Fresh students.


    Display of important newspaper clippings

    Special cards and free book bank :

    Special cards and free book bank facility to earn and learn students.

    Exhibition on Special Occasions

    On the birth anniversary of our national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi (2nd October), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (14th April), Swami Vivekananda (12th January) Savitribai Phule (3rd January) etc. an exhibition of books on these personalities is displayed. On different occasions such as authors were felicitated or any award is declared for books or any author passed away, on this occasion books related to them were displayed.

    Library Rules & Regulations

    1. Users should bring the Smart card compulsorily.
    2. Leave your bags, handbags and personal belongings at the depository/property counter.
    3. Using cell/mobile phones are prohibited.
    4. Strict silence should be maintained.
    5. College dress code applies to library also.
    6. Eatables are not allowed inside the Library.
    7. Do not install or uninstall any software in library computers.
    8. Students are prohibited to carry any notebook inside the reference section except loose sheets.
    9. No person shall write on, damage or make any mark on any book, journal or other material belongs to the library.
    10. Library documents should be handled with great care.
    11. The staff/students are must to return the books as and when they are called back by the Chief Librarian.
    12. Before borrowing the book, the member must make sure that the book lent is in good condition and the page numbers are intact.
    13. Fine will be calculated after the due date.
    14. Books are re-issued only if there are no claims or reservations.
    15. If there is loss of borrower’s card, it should be reported to Chief Librarian.
    16. Photocopying of only one chapter of a book for educational or research purpose is permitted under copyright law. Users should respect copyright law and the library is not responsible for any legal consequences arising due to copyright violation.
    17. Personal laptops are allowed inside the library on the condition that they will not disturb the connections of the library’s desktop computers for recharging/ Internet connections. Plug points and LAN cables are provided in the Private study zones and the users should make use of the same.


    Mr. Manojkumar S. Thakur
    M.Com, M.Lib. & I. Sc., SET (Library Science)


    The last 25 years of his career have been spent as a Chief Librarian at Ness Wadia College. A frequent participant in national and international conferences, he has presented a wide range of research papers and articles. Sixteen research articles, as well as four book chapters by him, have been published in various well-renowned books and journals. He is continuously arranging student-centered activities such as Literature Quiz, discussion on various books in Book Lovers' Group, Essay Competition, Art and Painting Exhibition and Read A Book And Win A Pen event.

    Asstt. Librarian

    Ms. Surekha R. Khare
    M.Com, M.Lib.& I. Sc., NET, SET (Library Science)

    Asstt. Librarian

    She has spent the previous 27 years as an Assistant Librarian at Ness Wadia College of Commerce. She has actively participated in national and international conferences, where she has presented research papers in the field of Library and Information Science. She has number of research articles published in books and journals. She frequently organizes student-centered activities.