About CSIR – CSIO
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India was constituted in 1942 as an autonomous body under the provision of the Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860. The Council, through its constituent laboratories, has helped the country in increasing the economic growth and industrialization. The Council has also helped the creation of new schools of research and in enlarging facilities for research by means of grants, training of research personnel, etc. It is a chain of 38 world class R&D establishments with their 80 field stations spread across India. Its range of activities cover practically the entire spectrum of industrial R&D ranging from aerospace to mining to microelectronics to metallurgy and so on.
Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), a constituent unit of CSIR, is a premier national laboratory dedicated to research, design and development of scientific and industrial instruments. It is a multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional apex industrial research & development organization in the country to stimulate growth of Instrument Industry in India. CSIO Chennai Centre started working in the area of Energy Management Instrumentation and later diversified into healthcare instrumentation. CSIO Chennai Centre has successfully completed projects funded by the Ministry of Power, Department of Science & Technology, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Petroleum Conservation Research Association, Indo German Energy Efficient Program (IGEEP-GTZ) and Industries. CSIO Chennai Centre provides HRD Training Programs, Energy Studies / Audit, Calibration Services, etc. to the industries.