The institution houses a well-stocked library for the use of researchers which contains books related to Rajasthani history, art, language and literature. A reading room is available at the centre to study these books.
Jodhpur records from the collection of the Rajasthan State Archives, Bikaner have been digitized by our institution to preserve them for the future. These digitized documents are available to scholars for study through computers placed in this study room.
Those new to the Mahajani language in which our records were composed are offered language instruction to enable them to read these documents.
Scholars travelling to Jodhpur from different parts of India and the world are offered accommodation facilities depending on availability. When in-house accommodation is unavailable, we also offer help in finding suitable accommodation outside.
The institution offers two scholarships every year to students of Rajasthani history, language, literature, art, and culture. A list of awardees can be found at the centre.
We have received several prestigious grants from various governmental and non-governmental organisations that support our work.
For the last seven years, we are on a quest to digitize all historical records related to Marwar in order to protect them from loss and decay. We have scanned more than 30 lakhs images so far. Work is now in progress in this regard at the Rajasthan State Archives, Bikaner. A list of digitized documents can be found at the centre.
In 2000, we were recognized as an affiliated institution by Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur for our contribution to the study of Rajasthani language, literature and history. We are a recognized centre for Ph.D and Post-doctoral study.
Post-doctoral researchers with fellowships are offered supervision by our institute. All post-doctoral fellows supervised by us since 2000 can be found at the centre.
Mehrangarh Fort houses one of India’s finest paper conservation laboratories. The conservation of manuscripts from our collection is undertaken by this conservation lab. A list of documents conserved so far can be found at the centre.
A large number of inscriptions have been found all over Rajasthan that shed light on ruling families, communities, religion, literature, culture etc. Pictures of many such inscriptions and their transcripts are available at our institution.
Many Rajasthani poems and tales are preserved in our collection which scholars can use to study the region”s culture and customs.
Audio and video recordings of various events such as symposia, lectures, etc are available at the institute.