About Us


Library Administration:

The Government Public Library Prayagraj is working under the administrative control of the department of Higher Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Honorable Governor of Uttar Pradesh has constituted a library management committee.

Library Timing & Holidays:

Library Hours: 8.00 A.M. – 6.00 P.M.

Weekly Holiday: Thursday.

Other Holiday: Second Saturday of the month and gazzetted/local holidays declared by U.P. Government.


Detail of present management committee:

S. No.Particulars of MembersDesignation
1.Commissioner, Prayagraj Division, PrayagrajChairman
2.Vice Chancellor, Allahabad University, PrayagrajMember
3.District Magistrate, PrayagrajMember
4.Director, Higher Education, Uttar PradeshMember
5.Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam, PrayagrajMember
6.Prof. Saleha Rasheed, Head of Department -Arabic & Persian, University of AllahabadMember
7.Prof. Govind Das, Rtd. Principle of Shyama Prasad Mukharjee P.G. College PrayagrajMember
9.Mr. Ravi Nandan Singh, Senior Writer and CriticMember
8.Mr. Ved Prakash, Rtd. Cataloguer, Government Public Library, PrayagrajMember
10.Dr. Gopal Mohan Shukla, Librarian Government Public Library, PrayagrajMember/Secretary

Details of Library Staff:

S. NoName of EmployeeDesignation
1.Dr. Gopal Mohan ShuklaLibrarian
2.Vacant…Dy. Librarian
3.Vacant…Assistant Librarian
4.Vacant…Assistant Librarian
8.Mr. Gulab Dhar PandeyOffice Superintendent
9.Vacant…Snr. Assistant
10.Vacant…Snr. Assistant
11.Mrs. Komal KesarwaniLow. Assistant
12.Mr. Shailendra TiwariLending Assistant
13.Mrs. Vibha BiswasLending Assistant
14.Mrs. Anita KesarwaniReprographic Assistant