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Centre for the Development of Glass Industry (CDGI) is set up at Firozabad in India in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP). CDGI aims at developing the glass industry in the areas of technology up-gradation, energy conservation, introduction of value-added glass articles and skill development. To achieve its aims, CDGI performs chemical and physical testing of raw materials and finished products, measurement and control of pollution. It offers consultancy services and training to improve market reach and skill development.
Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre (FFDC) was set-up in the year 1991 by the Government of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Uttar Pradesh. FFDC acts as an interface between essential oil, fragrance and flavour industry and the R & D institutions in the field of agro technology and chemical technology. FFDC serves, sustains and upgrades the status of farmers and the industries engaged in the aromatic cultivation. It introduces them to the local and global market.
MSME-Technology Development Centre (formerly PPDC), Meerut was established in the year 1986. It is a common facility centre comprising a tool room, state-of -art testing centre and a training section. The objective of PPDC Meerut is quality up-gradation, technical assistance, R&D facility and training manpower in the MSME sector of the sports goods segment. PPDC is specialized in the training of sports goods manufacturing, management techniques, CAD/CAM & CNC technology, leather and garments manufacturing techniques, software/hardware of computer, tool and die making and testing of various materials and products. It deals with sports footwear, leather, plastic, rubber, packaging material, textiles, safety footwear, and sports goods and adherence to national and international methods.
MSME - Technology Development Centre (CFTI), Agra was established in 1963 to create trained professionals in footwear manufacturing for the footwear industry and to introduce modern technology in the footwear designing and manufacturing segment. It aims for technology up-gradation, consultancy and support services in the footwear industry to face global competitiveness at different levels. It is one of the leading institutes for footwear designing and propagation its manufacturing process.
Process and Product Development Centre for technological up-gradation of small-scale castings and forging industries was set up at Agra in 1985 with the assistance of Govt. of India, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). PPDC has four focus areas: training, product development comprising foundry, forge and heat treatment and machine shops, and consultancy services. It also performs testing on metals and third-party inspection of electrical components. It is reputed for its trainings on technical trades like Modular, Mechanical Draughtsman and advanced trainings on CAD/CAM, Auto CAD, Pro-E, Unigraphics, etc. PPDC assists small scale casting and forging industries in product development and process improvement thereby bringing modernization in industries.
The Central Footwear Training Institute (formerly CFTC), Chennai is a premier institute established in 1957 with the assistance of Ford Foundation. It is a fully equipped centre with the state-of-the art machinery to impart training on the modern methods of footwear manufacturing. It aims at designing and developing footwear moulds and dies, promoting technology up-gradation, testing footwear and its materials, acquiring international footwear standards and providing a platform to connect with international markets and footwear knowledge base.
Electronics Service & Training Centre (ESTC) was established by the Govt. of India to equip human resources for the transfer of technology in the assembly and manufacturing of electronics items and parts. To achieve its purpose, ESTC trains Electronic and IT personnel on production and quality control, provides counselling, guidance and common facilities to the entrepreneurs, establishes and runs a consultancy cell, develops products and conducts market research for the benefit of entrepreneurs.
Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments (IDEMI) was established by the Government of India in the year 1969 to improve the potential of indigenous instrument industry and to meet the ever-growing instrumentation needs of the country. IDEMI introduces productivity and quality control in industrial sectors. IDEMI offers technical consultancy in aspects of instrumentation, sponsors projects, calibrates and tests products in the design and development of electrical, electronic, process control instruments, transducers and mechanical measuring instruments. It inspects mechanical measuring instruments and educates trainees on aspects of instrumentation.
Tool Room & Training Centre (TRTC), Guwahati was established by the Government of India to address the tooling and training needs of industries in the north-eastern region of India. TRTC imparts high quality training in the field of design through CAD/CAM/CNC Machining and latest technologies in Machine Tool Operation, Precision Machining, Welding Technology, IT, PLC etc. It is also instrumental in manufacturing press tools, moulds, jigs & fixtures, gauges and other precision components as per the needs of the industries.
Indo Danish Tool Room (ITDR), Jamshedpur was established in the year 1991 with the collaboration of Government of India and Government of Denmark to provide integrated solutions for Tool Engineering. To develop Small Scale Industries and create skilled manpower, IDTR has finest Manufacturing and Training facilities that include Plastic Injection Mould, Pressure Die Casting Dies, Jigs, Fixture and Gauges, Press Tool for Sheet Metal, Precision Machining, Hard Material Machining, Laser Calibration, Project Management, Product Development and Quality Management Consultancy.
Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC), Bhubaneswar, is a training, production, design and consultancy centre established through collaboration of Govt. of India and Govt. of Denmark. Trainings commenced from 1991 and tool production started in 1995. In addition to design and manufacture of precision tools, CTTC offers training programmes on CAD/CAM, Tool Design and Manufacturing, Tool and Die Making, CNC Programming and Machining, CCNA, Industrial Automation, VLSI, etc.
Indo-German Tool Room (IGTR), Aurangabad is a project established by the Government of India and the Government of Federal Republic of Germany. This centre aims for integrated development of the industries by providing international quality tools, trainings, and consultancy in tooling. IGTR Aurangabad houses the latest and advanced CNC Lathe, Milling, EDM and Wire Cut machines. It provides trainings in tool design and die manufacturing technology to the sponsored trainees of South Africa, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia.
Indo-German Tool Room (ITGR), Ahmedabad is an institute for tool and die making and training located in the city of Ahmedabad. IGTR Ahmedabad is equipped with the latest European machines and a trained professional team. IGTR Ahmedabad is known for designing and manufacturing of international quality plastic moulds, press tools, die casting dies and jigs and fixtures. IGTR Ahmedabad undertakes precision machining job work using state-of-art machines and software. It also offers quality control services including reverse engineering and third-party inspection using latest equipment and plasma nitriding and metallurgy lab services.
Indo-German Tool Room, Indore, one of the leading Tool Rooms in central India, was established in 1995. It was established with the assistance from Federal Republic of Germany and Government of India. Indo-German Tool Room, Indore is engaged in designing and manufacturing of press tools (sheet metal dies), plastics injection moulds, die casting dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges along with other precision job work on CNC machining centre, CNC EDM and wire-cut etc. It also undertakes industrial trainings.
Central Institute of Hand Tools (CIHT) is a premier organization responsible for the development of Hand Tool Industry in the country. Government of India has set up Central Institute of Hand Tools as a National Institute in Jalandhar (Punjab) as an autonomous organization with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme and Govt. of Punjab in the year 1983. CIHT, Jalandhar imparts Engineering Education through various skill development courses on Product Design and Development, CAD/CAM, CNC Programming and Machining, Mechatronics/ Automation with PLC, Welding, Electrician and Quality Control etc. It also provides services to the Engineering industries in various areas such as tool room, heat treatment, testing and quality control.
Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD), Hyderabad was established in 1968 by the Govt. of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Project and was executed by International Labour Organisation (ILO). It is a pioneer in the field of Tool Engineering in India. CITD officers, faculty and staff are trained by UNDP in manufacturing and design of tools. CITD trains technical personnel in design and manufacture of tools, dies and moulds. It designs and manufactures dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges, etc., advices Small Scale Units, assists them in the design and development of tools and standardizes components for dies, jigs and other tools.
Central Tool Room (CTR), Ludhiana, is an Indo-German project setup under bilateral agreement on technical cooperation between Government of India and Government of Germany in 1980. It works under administrative control of Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. Central Tool Room, Ludhiana, is acclaimed for of tooling development, rapid prototyping, heat treatment and training Small Scale Industry (SSI) units on industry upgradation.
Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTR & TC), Kolkata was set up in the year 1977-78 by MSME-DO to meet the growing needs of toolings in India and to assist the Small Scale Industries (SSI) units. This Tool Room has been set up with the assistance of Government of Denmark. CTR & TC Kolkata, assists SSI units in technological upgradation, provides consultancy and common service facilities for design and production of precision tools, jigs and fixtures, moulds and dies etc. It also conducts trainings in tool and die making, machining and fitting.
Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Government of India for the integrated development of coconut and coconut-related products utilization in the country. The board came into existence on 12 January 1981 and functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, with its headquarters at Kochi in Kerala and regional Offices at Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. There are six state centres situated at Bhubaneswar, Calcutta, Patna, Thane, Hyderabad and Port Blair. The board has nine Demonstration cum Seed Production (DSP) Farms in different locations of the country and currently seven farms are maintained. A Market Development cum Information Centre is established in Delhi and a Technology Development Centre is set up at Vazhakulam near Aluva in Kerala. CDB aims at providing technical advice, financial assistance, modern technologies, incentive prices, marketing and research facilities for all entities in the coconut and coconut products industry.
District Industries Centre (DIC) is a programme initiated by the central government in 1978 to provide a focal point for promoting small, tiny, cottage and village industries in the districts of states. DICs ensure availability of necessary services and facilities at one place with their administrative and financial powers. The finances for setting up DICs in a state are contributed equally by the respective state government and the central government. For purpose of allotment of land, work sheds, raw materials etc. DICs functions under the 'Directorate of Industries'. Each DIC is headed by a General Manager who is assisted by four functional managers and three project managers. The DIC implements schemes and programmes of central government to improve industrialization in the districts.
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body formed by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament, 'Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956'. It is an apex organisation under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, that aims at the welfare of khadi and village industries within India. KVIC plans, promotes, facilitates, organises and assists the establishment and development of khadi and village industries in the rural areas in coordination with other agencies engaged in rural development. KVIC trains artisans in these industries, encourages co-operative efforts amongst them, provides financial assistance to institutions and individuals for development and operation of Khadi and village industries. Its head office is based in Mumbai. Its six zonal offices are located at Delhi, Bhopal, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Guwahati. It also has offices in 29 states for the implementation of its programmes.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (MSME DI) is a subordinate office of the Development Commissioner (DC) of MSME, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi. MSME DI is set up in all state capitals and major industrial cities. India has 30 MSME-DIs and 28 Branch MSME-DIs. The Development Institutes assist the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises existing in their respective cities in upgrading their knowledge and improving their technical skills through structured management and skill up gradation programmes. The MSME Development Institute maintains a close liaison with the state industries department, Financial Institutions, Voluntary Organization and other agencies concerned with the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the respective state. MSME DI provides information on MSME sector through technical consultation and formal and informal interaction.
In India Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have a defined Act aimed to govern, promote and develop all MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) development Act, enforced since 02nd Oct 2006). The Office of Development Commissioner (DC) for MSMEs functions as the nodal Development Agency under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). The Office of Development Commissioner (SSI) was established in 1954. It focuses on advocacy, hand holding and facilitation for the small industries sector. It has 72 offices and 18 autonomous bodies under its management. These autonomous bodies include Tool Rooms, Training Institutions and Project-cum-Process Development Centres. The Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME) provides a wide spectrum of services to the Micro, Small and Medium Industrial sector like testing, training for entrepreneurship development, preparation of project and product profiles, technical and managerial consultancy, assistance for exports, pollution and energy audits etc. The Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME) provides economic information services and advises Government in policy formulation for the promotion and development of SSIs.
Government of India established "Central Footwear Training Centre. Agra" in July 1963, under Small Industries Development Organization, Ministry of Industry with financial assistance from Ford Foundation. The prime objective of the Centre was to provide young and technically sound personnel to the footwear industry and to upgrade the knowledge and skill of the existing staff. The institute has well established courses to help the students in the area of footwear technology. It also provides services such as Heel Nailing, Crimping Machine, Swing Arm Clicking, Skiving, CAD Grading, etc.
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) was founded by Sir Robert McCarrison in the year 1918 as ‘Beri-Beri’ Enquiry Unit in a single room laboratory at the Pasteur Institute, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Institute’s activities are broad-based, surrounding the whole area of food and nutrition. It possesses refined equipment and swell-equipped modern facilities and for clinical, laboratory and community based research. Nutrition Wards with adequate inpatient and outpatient facilities are available at hospitals viz., Niloufer Hospital for Women and Children, Government Maternity Hospital and Osmania General Hospital to carry out research in clinical nutrition.?They also provide Masters and Ph.D courses.
The National Dairy Research Institute as country's premier Dairy Research institution has developed considerable expertise over the last five decades in different areas of Dairy Production, Processing, Management and Human Resource Development. The institution provides services such as Consultancy, Analytical Services, National Collection of Dairy Cultures, Expected Producing Ability, Availability of Male Germplasm, and National Library in Dairying. It also offers Facilities such as Experimental Dairy, Community Centre, Guest House/Scientist Home, Staff Club, Communication Centre and a Human Health Complex. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and Dairy Training Centre (DTC) at NDRI conduct regular training programmes Farmers and rural women in order to acquaint them with modern dairy farming practices.
Indian Institute of Packaging has completed 50 years in the industry. The main aim of the institute is to impart training & education in packaging as per international standards and also to provide effective consultancy services to packaging and allied industries to meet their requirement up to the level of satisfaction. The Institute is also dedicated to undertake R&D activities for the formulation of packaging standards with optimum specification and also to develop the alternative packaging materials & system for domestic and export market.
Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre (FFDC) has been set-up in the year 1991 by Government of India (MSME-DO) with the assistance of UNDP / UNIDO and Government of Uttar Pradesh. FFDC aims to serve as an interface between essential oil, fragrance and flavour industry and the R & D institutions both in the field of Agro Technology and chemical technology. Main objective of the center is to serve, sustain and upgrade the status of farmers and industry engaged in the aromatic cultivation and its processing, so as to make them both in local and global market. Facilities available with FFDC in Various Divisions are Supply of planting materials/seeds, Production/Processing Facilities on Job work/Loan Basis, Quality Assurance & Analytical Services, Creation of Fragrances & Flavours for various end uses, Application of Fragrances in end-products, Sale of Essential Oils and its Fractions resultant to development & training, Training in various disciplines of essential oil and perfumery industry, Field Surveys and Feasibility Studies, Consultancy Services, etc.
FDDI is a premier academic and training institution dedicated to the development and growth of the Footwear & Product, Leather Products, Retail and Fashion Merchandise and Fashion Design sectors. FDDI offers Bachelor and Master degree programmes in the areas of Footwear Design & Production, Production and Management and Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Leather Goods and Accessories Design and Fashion Design, besides offering short term Industry specific programmes. Along with offering these educational programmes it also offers design services, testing services and research centres. It also offers membership which gives privileges in the training & consulting services.
Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) was established in 1968 by Government of India. CIPET renders technical, consultancy and advisory services to polymer and related industries in different fields of Polymer Science & Technology. Plastics Technology Services in the fields of Design, Tool Room, Processing, Testing, Inspection and Plastics Waste Recycling Services to the Polymer & allied Industries. Constantly upgrading capacities and leveraging its expertise to meet the emerging and evolving needs of the industries. It also provides various academic programs for entrepreneurs who want to specialize in this particular field.
Came into existence during 1950. The institute provides help to the MSME’s in various ways. The business developmental service given by them helps the MSME’s by delivering specific solution in terms of R&D, Product development etc. The institute also has food product analysing service which includes determining the proximate composition, nutrition analysis, analysis of food additives, analysis of food contaminants etc. for food products. One of the main attractions of the institute is its Pilot plant services. It has various equipment and machineries for the entrepreneur’s to test the products on a trial basis.
Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibers, established in 1953, is a research institute on jute & allied fibre crops under the?Indian Council of Agricultural Research?of?Government of India. This institute is located in?Barrackpore,?West Bengal,?India. Institute has the following central services to support with Administration, Finance & Accounts, Library & Documentation, PME cell, AKMU, Farms, Hindi Cell, Medical Unit, Security and Estate. Under the administrative control of CRIJAF there are three Research Stations to deal with different allied fibre crops and one Research station to produce breeders' seed of the mandate crops.
The?Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture?(shortened to CRIDA) is an institute under the?Indian Council of Agricultural Research. It was formed in 1985 as the Project Directorate of the All India Coordinated Research Project for Dryland Agriculture.?The institute was set up with the intention of undertaking agricultural research activities in areas that have low rainfall. CRIDA offers Laboratory Analytical Services, Software for estimating insect generations using degree-days approach?(ingen), Training Programmes in Rainfed Agriculture, Tank Sediment Applicator.
Central Leather Research Institute?or?CLRI?is the world's largest leather research institute in terms of?research papers?and patents. The objective of the institute was to deal with all aspects of the leather industry. It carries out research and development in areas such as adapted preservation methods for new hides and skins, improvement of existing leather with respect to shrinkage and colour fastness, tanning and finishing techniques, control of environmental pollution, and product design and development of garments, shoes and other articles. The institute also offers technical assistance through training courses on design development, sample making and fabrication, consultancy, preparation of feasibility reports, quality control, among various other activities. The institute houses departments such as Chemical and Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Information Sciences. Besides this, the institute has four regional extension centres in?Ahmedabad,?Jalandhar,?Kanpur?and?Kolkata.
Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD)?established in 1968 by the Govt. of India. This institute provides assistance in training of the technical personnel in designing & manufacturing of tools, dies, moulds, fixtures and gauges, etc.it also has a Provision of advisory services to Small Scale Units including assistance in design and developing tools for various processes, along with this it also recommends measures to standardise components for dies, jigs and other tools.
The Central Institute of Road Transport?(acronym?CIRT) is a?Government of India?undertaking, established under the then Ministry of Shipping and Transport and the Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASTRU). The Institute makes services available to public and private sectors and undertakes projects and provides testing facilities through its various laboratories. CIRT is equipped with modern equipment under its various laboratories. Other than the laboratories, CIRT has been accorded with modern facilities such as a library stocking over 10,000 titles, 100 professional journals and several educational films and videos, classrooms, gymnasium, tennis and badminton courts, guest houses, hostels and residential accommodation. CIRT also maintains a computer centre, catering to the communication and data storage requirements of the Institute.
The Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) was established on 29 December 1989 at the PAU Campus, Ludhiana, Punjab, India as a nodal institute to undertake lead researches in the area of the Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology appropriate to agricultural production catchment and agro-industries. The institute has been organizing several R&D programs under which a range of sophisticated instruments and cutting edge technologies are made available for doing advanced researches. The institute provides various lab facilities and workshops as well as training programmes. The institute has a SOPHISTICATED ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS FACILITY (SAIF) CORNER which helps with various cutting-edge technological instruments.
CSIR-CIMFR, previously known as Central Mining Research Institute (CMRI) and Central Fuel Research Institute (CFRI), is based in?Dhanbad,?Jharkhand,?India. It is a constituent laboratory of?Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), an autonomous government body and India's largest research and development (R&D) organisation.?The establishment of CSIR-CIMFR?was aimed to provide R&D inputs for the entire coal-energy chain from mining to Consumption through integration of the Core Competencies of the two (CFRI & CMRI) premier Coal institutions of the country. Facilities & Services available to the people here are Central Instrumentation Facility, Business Development & Industrial Liaison (BDIL), Technical Information and Industrial Liaison (TIIL), Service Department (Barwa Road Campus), Hindi Cell, General Engineering (Digwadih Campus), National Facilities. There are also various educational programmes available at the campus.
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, popularly known as CIMAP, is a cutting edge plant research laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CIMAP is a unique lab of its kind in the entire globe, way ahead of its time even at the time of its establishment. CIMAP has major research areas like gene bank utilization strategies, conservation, evaluation and cataloguing of selected high value medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) etc. it has signed many MoU’s with universities for excellence through University-Research Institution joint efforts.
Central Institute of Horticulture was inaugurated in the year 2006 by our hon’ble Union Agriculture Minister, Govt. of India ?Shri Sharad Pawar. The institutes?Focus Areas are Capacity building by training of trainers & farmers/beneficiaries, Demonstration of improved technologies, Accreditation and certification of nurseries in NER, Follow-on extension support in the field of horticulture, Promotion of organic cultivation of horticultural crops, Establishing convergence and synergy among programmes in the field of horticulture, Monitoring of Centrally sponsored programmes in the area of horticulture. The organisation also provides various training programmes for farmers as well as trainers to go out and instruct other people about horticulture.
CIHT was established in 1983 with assistance from UNDP, Government of India and Government of Punjab. With a view to provide technology support services to engineering industry in general and the hand tools industries in particular, the Government of India has set up Central Institute of Hand Tools as a National Institute in Jalandhar, in the state of Punjab as an autonomous organization with the assistance of U.N.D.P. and Govt. of Punjab. The Tool Room is equipped with indigenous as well as imported machinery. The Tool Room is providing assistance to the industries through Design Development of Forging Dies, Trimming Dies, Blanking Dies, Broaches, Gauges etc. There are also HEAT TREATMENT SHOP, FORGE SHOP, TESTING & QUALITY CONTROL. The institute also provides training as well as project work.
Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture?(CIFA) (formerly the?Freshwater Aquaculture Research and Training Centre) is an advanced?research institute?for freshwater?aquaculture, established in?Bhubaneswar,?Odisha. There are facilities which are available like a Lab, Farm, hatcheries, feed mills etc. the institute also has research projects both domestic and international through which they try to understand freshwater aquaculture. As well as the about mentioned facilities the farmers also have various other services which are available to them like the soil- water sample analysis etc. the institute also conducts training and outreach programmes for the people who would like to know more about them.
The?Central Institute of Fisheries Education?(CIFE) is a?Deemed to be University?and institution of higher learning for?fisheries science?in?Mumbai,?India. CIFE incorporated provisions for both research and education in its mandate. It has since made significant contributions toward enriching the quality of fisheries education in India. CIFE offers?Master of Fisheries Science (M.F.Sc)?and?PhD?programs in specialised branches of fisheries science, undertakes research, conducts capacity enhancement programs, and provides technical support and consultancy to development agencies, fishers, farmers and entrepreneurs.
Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture?(CIBA) is one of the research institutes under?Indian Council of Agricultural Research?(ICAR),?New Delhi?to serve as the nodal agency for catering to the needs of the brackishwater aquaculture research in India. CIBA was formed, under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, with a mandate to conduct research for development of techno-economically viable and sustainable culture systems for finfish and shellfish in brackish water. It also has facilities like Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit (AKMU), library, laboratories and other facilities. The Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit (AKMU) is the online connectivity platform for different research institutes, national centres and State Agricultural Universities. They also maintain databases on coastal aquaculture, provides advanced methods of communication and internet technologies and maintain and update the Institute's web site.
The Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering?(CIAE) is a higher seat of learning, research and development in the field of agriculture, situated in the lake city of?Bhopal,?Madhya Pradesh, India. The ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering is a leading institute under Indian Council of Agricultural Research to provide engineering solutions for overall prosperity and sustainability of farming systems. Its major activities include research, teaching, testing, prototype production, as well as helping the business develop in many fronts.
The Central Institute for Research on Goats (CIRG) was established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, and Government of India. The Institute has acquired and developed modern laboratory facilities over the years to conduct research on Goat Genetics and Breeding, Feed Resource Development & Utilization, Nutrition, Physiology, Reproduction, Management, Diagnosis & Prevention of Diseases, etc. Along with research the institute also provides training and consultancy services for farmers. The Institute is providing Consultancy services on Establishment and Management of Commercial Goat Farms on payment basis.
The Central Institute for Research on Cattle (CIRC) was founded as a nodal institution to monitor, coordinate and support all research and development projects for cattle improvement. The institute was conceived to take advantage of the achievements made in the AICRP and earlier crossbreeding experiments at organized farms and under field conditions for evolution of a national milch breed (Frieswal Project) from a reasonably large crossbred base (Sahiwal x Holstein-Friesian), which was a limiting factor under AICRP on Cattle. The institute provides services such as consultancy, labs for testing, library, trainings, etc., for all the cattle farmers.
Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar, a?publicly funded, institute for?water buffalo?research. CIRB makes high-quality semen available for buffalo breeding at a very low cost to India's farmers. The institute was set up with the aims of creating a core breeding population of important buffalo breeds. It also conducts comprehensive research on buffalo breeding and production, and transfer technology to the farmers, herders, institutes, NGOs, etc. Facilities include 20 research laboratories, livestock, frozen semen library, air- conditioned, 125-seat audio-visual seminar hall, guest house with accommodations for 25 guests. The main campus is at Hisar, with a satellite campus at Nabha in Punjab, and two regional stations in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat respectively.
Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR)?is central research institute established (in 1976) by the?Indian Council of Agricultural Research?to promote long term research efforts in cotton production and provide support and conduct applied research on cotton with the active involvement of State Universities. ?The research efforts of CICR fall under the?All India Coordinated Cotton Improvement Project?(AICCIP), initiated by the Council in 1967. Its headquarters are located in?Nagpur?and the other two regional units are located at?Coimbatore,?Tamil Nadu?and?Sirsa, Haryana. Maharashtra Government?in collaboration with the CICR, implemented a pilot project in the?Vidarbha?region (highly prone to farmer suicides), based on a?Brazilian?model to enhance the per-acre?yield?of cotton while reducing its per-acre cultivation cost. The Brazilian model is based on straight cotton crops while Indian government's model promotes the use of?Bt cotton?crops.
Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute?(CGCRI) is a?Kolkata?based research institute under?Council of Scientific and Industrial Research,?India.?Established in 1950 it focuses on the area of glass,?ceramics,?mica,?refractories?etc. the institute provides R & D Support Services such as Advanced Material Characterization Unit, Business Development & Standardisation Division, Computer Section, Engineering Services Division, GPA Maintenance, HRD Cell, IPR Cell, ISTAG, Knowledge Resource Centre, Planning Division, Project Management Division, Publication Division, Publicity and Public Interface, Division Safety & Transport Division, Testing and Characterisation Cell. The institute also organises events such as seminars, workshops, etc.
Central Electro Chemical Research Institute?is one of a chain of forty national laboratories under the aegis of the?Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?(CSIR) in?New Delhi.?During the last fifty years CECRI has been recognized as the premier institution for research and development in?electrochemical?science and technology not only in India but also in the South East Asia. Major R&D programs at CECRI are in the areas of corrosion science and engineering, industrial metal finishing, batteries (primary and secondary), electrometallurgy, electropyrometallurgy, electro chemicals (organic and inorganic), Materials Science, and electrochemical instrumentation and pollution control. CECRI also conducts short term refresher courses for the benefit of industry and educational institutions, brings out journals (Bulletin of Electrochemical, Corrosion Update and Battery Newsletter) and runs a B.Tech. Program (Chemical and Electrochemical engineering of Anna University).
The Central Coir Research Institute is one of the prime research centres of Coir Board established in the year 1959 and implements all the S & T programs of Coir Board for the development of Coir Industry. It aims at conducting research investigations related to problems in extraction and processing of coir fibre into yarn and products. The Institute has infrastructure for imparting training to artisans/entrepreneurs to acquire on depth knowledge in the processing of coir and coir products, weaving of mattings in semi-automatic / jacquard looms, wet processing of coir, Shade Matching, etc.