Resources and Facilities

Resources and Facilities

IRM Library is a flourishing tribute to, Akhtar’ Hameed Khan, participatory development legend in South Asia. This research center holds extraordinary reading material based on actual case studies and experiences in published form. Some of AHK’s and Shoaib Sultan Khan’s historical documents are preserved in (real) unpublished form too.

The library hosts about 9,000 books. Majority of the titles belong to Development Sector with South Asian Perspective e.g. Poverty alleviation, Rural urban development, participatory development, Economics and micro finance, livelihoods and employment, Education and adult literacy,  Human resource development and management, Infrastructure development and civil engineering, Law and legislation, Mass media & communications, Natural resource management and environment, Water and sanitation and Gender and development etc.

Online journals:

MIT Sloan Management review, Le monde Diplomatique, Down to Earth, Business Week, Economist, Int. Journal of Training and Development, Int. Journal of Business Studies



Under the Current awareness service information with regard to the availability of new books ( new arrival) and material on various subjects  ( catalogue/OPAC) to the member of the library are provided.


This is the service provide by AHKRC on the basis of selected information according to the need of the member of Library. The resource center offer web browsing which allows users to link with online libraries, archives and research facility.


AHK Resource Center is endeavoring to provide the latest information services to the users. Keeping in view the fact that many of our users are at remote places, we are going to introduce a new service i.e. DDS to provide the documents on their computers or at the doorstep.  Through this service, we will provide the lists of books/reports available at AHKRC.  Users can select the documents of their interest and inform AHKRC.  We will analyze their requirements and will provide them the material through one of the following means:

Institute of Rural Management
#7, Sunrise Avenue, Main Park Road near COMSATS University,
Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 51 8742201-7
Fax: +92 51 8742208