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Rules and Regulation of Membership

Categories of Member:

Permanent member, temporary member and reference member. All permanent employees of the institute are permanent member and all temporary employees, research scholars students of the institute are temporary category. Reference membership will be given to them who are willing to use the KRC for a certain period of time. However, the reference card holders are not entitled to borrow documents from the KRC, IASST but erox facility can be availed on payment basis at the rate of Rs. 1.00 per copy after prior permission of the Librarian or I/c KRC. Participants attending programmes e.g. school, seminar, workshop, training etc organized by the institute shall use the KRC during programmes but they are not entitled to borrow documents from the KRC. The participants can be availing the xerox facility on payment basis at the rate of Rs. 1.00 per copy after obtaining prior permission of the Librarian or I/c KRC.

Membership Procedure:

Filled in KRC membership application along with recommendation of the head of the respective section shall be submitted to the Librarian or i/c KRC. Membership is granted on the express understanding that they legally bind themselves to return all documents (which are property of the Govt. of India) on their own and obtain a No-due Certificate at the time of termination of their membership. Membership ID cards (with Barcode label) shall be issued to the members and the membership cards should be produced at every transaction. No document will be issued other than against borrowers ID card. The membership ID cards are not transferable. Library members are responsible books/journals borrowed against their name. Members should sign in the log book for browsing and searching Internet and in house database. Maximum time will be allowed for one hour.

The visitors such as permanent and temporary may be allowed during the prescribed days and time after filling up the visitors register kept at entrance of the KRC. Those who wish to use the KRC for a single day may do so after filling up the visitors register kept at entrance of the KRC. Others may seek prior permission for Reference Membership by submitting filled up prescribed forms duly recommended by the Head of the Organization to which the applicants are attached.

Duration of Membership:

The duration of KRC membership of permanent members are five years and it will be renewed another for five years onwards till the date of superannuation. On the other hand duration of KRC membership of temporary members will be valid as per service length / fellowship period only.

Membership Fee:

Membership fee are not required for permanent member, temporary member and participants attending programmes e.g. school, seminar, workshop, training etc organized by the institute. But reference members are required to pay membership fee as follows and necessary fee should be deposited to the Accounts Section, IASST.

Membership for one week: Rs: 100.00
Membership for one month: Rs: 250.00
Membership for three month: Rs: 500.00
Membership for six month: Rs: 750.00
Membership for one year: Rs:1000.00
Life Membership: Rs:2000.00
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