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Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library (Established in : 1982)

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Oriental Research Institute and Manuscript Library
University of Kerala
Kariavattom
Thiruvananthapuram

Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library is an academic department of the university of Kerala. It has a history of about a century, and now done substantial work in the field of Indological studies. It has come in to existence out of royal interest.Situated at the beautiful scenario of Kariavattom Campus, the Department is symbolically the converging point of Eastern and Western architecture. The building became a reality, due to the timely efforts of former Central Minister, Dr. S. Karan Singh. His dreams came true in 1982, when the department was officially inaugurated at Kariavattom.