HABITAT LIBRARY & RESOURCE CENTRE WILL BE READY FOR 100% SEATING FROM MARCH 3, 2022.



Further to DDMA Order No. 523 dated February 26, 2022 removing all prohibitions / restrictions imposed in the NCT of Delhi vide its various orders, 100% seating in the HLRC will be available from March 3, 2022.

The opening hours of HLRC will continue to be as follows:

Monday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Closed holidays: Republic Day, Holi, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti and Diwali (and early closure at 4:00 p.m., on the days before Holi and Diwali, as in the past).

In keeping with DDMA Order No. 523 dated February 26, 2022 safety measures with reference to masking, sanitisation and social distancing norms will remain in place. Consequently, the HLRC guidelines on wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and frequent sanitising/washing of hands will continue to be in force in the HLRC and HLRC Terrace. Staff have been authorised to enforce them strictly.

Access to the washrooms on the HLRC floor will be available through the rear door of HLRC. This access should only be used for the purposes of visiting the washrooms.

In response to requests from members who wish to bring lunch with them and have it when they use the HLRC, this facility is being offered on the HLRC Terrace from October 1, 2021 onwards. Members may kindly note that other outside food/drinks are strictly not allowed on the HLRC Terrace. Please see Guidelines for using the HLRC Terrace for lunch.

Members’ children up to the age of 25 years, may be granted permission to use the HLRC as dependents, from November 15, 2021, purely for academic purposes. Members will be given precedence in use of the seating in the HLRC. Dependents may avail of seating in the HLRC, only if it is available. Dependents are expected to adhere to all the norms and guidelines of the HLRC (posted in the HLRC and on the IHC website). Members will be responsible for the conduct of their dependents when they use the HLRC.

Please click here for the complete Revised Norms and Guidelines for the use of the HLRC.

Staff have been authorised to enforce the norms and guidelines strictly.

With best wishes.

IHC Management