The Mission undertakes basic conservation and reorganization of manuscript collections of individuals and institutions upon request. The Mission provides the expertise and also bears all the costs for the exercise. Some collections where the Mission provided conservation support are-

Name of the institution

No. of manuscripts conserved

Iqbal Library, Srinagar 1000

Languages Department of Punjab, Bhasha Bhavan, Patiala


Musafir Memorial Central State Library, Patiala


Personal Collection of Shri Pritam Singh, Patiala


Haryana Prantiya Puratattva Sangrahalaya, Jhajjar


Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra


Personal collection of Shri Shyam Sunder Shukla, Varanasi


These conservation services are mainly preventive in nature. The manuscripts are treated in the repositories itself and the storage is reorganized to ensure their maintenance. However, manuscripts requiring curative treatment may be taken to a local Manuscript Conservation Centre (MCC) or to the Mission's laboratory at New Delhi, only with permission of the respective authorities.