DBT e-Library Consortium (DeLCON) is a unique Electronic Journal Consortium which is operational since January 2009. Currently the Consortium includes 16 DBT Institutions including ICGEB, New Delhi and 18 North Eastern Region (NER) Institutions. The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), New Delhi is also part of DeLCON. Now, the total “DeLCON Members” are 34. A total of 1171 selective Journals and a Database (SCOPUS) are covered under DeLCON. These all are accessible by the DeLCON Consortium Members through the DeLCON Portal ( Others can also view and access abstracts of papers as free of costs.

IBSD has the sole e-journal subscription through DelCON, which is accessed at its headquarter Imphal as well as its Regional Centre at Gangtok.