About CSIR


The Strategic Road Map designed for CSIR as it stepped into the new Millennium envisaged:


  • Re-engineering the organisational structure;
  • Linking research to marketspace;
  • Mobilising and Optimising the resource base;
  • Creating an enabling infrastructure; and
  • Investing in high quality science that will be the harbinger of future technologies.

Interestingly , the Government of India has also announced a new Science and Technology Policy 2003

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) --the premier industrial R&D organization in India was constituted in 1942 by a resolution of the Central Legislative Assembly. It is an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860.CSIR aims to provide industrial competitiveness, social welfare, strong S&T base for strategic sectors and advancement of fundamental knowledge.

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