CSIR-National Physical Laboratory

सीएसआईआर-राष्ट्रीय भौतिक प्रयोगशाला

Shri Narendra Modi
Hon'ble Prime Minister
President CSIR
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Dr. Jitendra Singh
Hon'ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences
Vice President CSIR
DG
Dr. Shekhar C. Mande
Director general
CSIR and Secretary DSIR
Director
Prof. (Dr.) VenuGopal Achanta
Director CSIR-NPL

Vision and Mission

“Accurate and precise measurement are essential to drive the growth engines of Indian Science & Industry as it removes chaos and prompts innovations, which in turn, would save precious lives, resources and time….

  • Developing India’s measurement standards that are internationally accepted and disseminating the measurement capabilities to industry, government, strategic and academia that underpin the India’s prosperity and quality of life.
  • Conducting multidisciplinary R&D with a mission to establish the futuristic quantum standards and upcoming technologies so that India remains on par with international measurement laboratories.
  • Developing sophisticated analytical equipments (i.e. import substitutes) under “Make in India” programme to cater the ever increasing demands of emerging India.
  • Training of young scientists and industry personnel in the area of measurements under “Skill India” programme.

Mandate

CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (NPL-India) is mandated to be India’s “National Metrology Institute” (NMI) by the act of Parliament and is the custodian of “National Standards” with a responsibility of the dissemination of measurements to the needs of the Country.