5 lakhs BBMB Not Specific Not Specific Not specific SJVN 3 lakhs 2 lakhs 5 lakhs DVC Not Specific Not Specific Not specific NTPC 40 lakhs 20 lakhs 60 lakhs THDC 2 lakhs 1 lakhs 3 lakhs
Table 4: Library Services Library Services NHPC NEEPCO BBMB SJVN DVC NTPC THDC Reference Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Services Current Awareness Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Services SDI Services Yes No No Yes No Yes No Indexing Yes No No Yes No No No Services Bibliographical Yes No No No Yes Yes No Services Abstracting No No No No No No No Services Translation No No No No No Yes No Services Reprographic Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Services ILL Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Document Delivery Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Services CD-ROM Yes No No No No Yes No databases/Online Searching Internet Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Browsing Library No No No No No No No Networking
Table 5: Library Software Used Organization LIBSYS CDS/ISIS WINISIS TECHLIB SOUL NHPC Yes No No No No NEEPCO No No No No No BBMB No No No No No SJVN No No Yes No No DVC No No No No No NTPC Yes No No No No THDC No No No No No
Table 6: Automation of Housekeeping Operations Organization Circulation Acquisition Cataloguing Serial OPAC Control NHPC Yes Yes Yes No Yes NEEPCO No No No No No BBMB No No No No No SJVN No Yes Yes No Yes DVC No No No No No NTPC Yes Yes Yes No Yes THDC No No No No No Organization Report Generating NHPC No NEEPCO No BBMB No SJVN No DVC No NTPC No THDC No
Rates of Perception NHPC NEEPCO BBMB SJVN DVC NTPC It is more beneficial to 1 3 3 5 5 4 serve patrons from locally owned materials.
Table 8: Constraints for library networking Factors NHPC NEEPCO BBMB SJVN DVC NTPC THDC Financial constraints Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Limited staff Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Technological problems Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Lack of training No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Ambiguous governance No Yes No Yes Yes No No structure of the network Attitudes of Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes professionals Fear of loss or damage of Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes materials
As a result of extra release of water when it was not supposed to be BBMB
has caused distress to farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan in the Kharif season and has cast doubts about availability of water for Rabi crops.
had few days back decided to cut supply to 22,000 cusecs against the current supply of 28,000 cusecs due to the delayed monsoon and to maintain the water level in the Bhakra reservoir.
In the next phase of the rollout, BBMB plans to migrate its servers to 155Mbps ATM connections.
According to Ibrahim, BBMB's Mnet has been designed with full redundancy to make the network fault tolerant, with no single point of failure -- a crucial feature as BBMB migrates its mission-critical applications to distributed servers.
BBMB's Mnet network was installed in about three months by teams from BBMB, Madge and ParaCation Sdn Bhd, the system integrator retained by BBMB.
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, BBMB has about 200 branch offices throughout Malaysia and overseas, offering both commercial and consumer banking services.