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  • To prepare annual action plans and Results Framework Documents for the Institute and nested units.
  • To coordinate and monitor R&D, Training and Extension activities of the Institute for effective implementation of the mandate.
  • To evaluate Research, Extension and HRD proposals for seeking clearance of the advisory/ funding authorities.
  • To conduct meetings of Research Council, Research Advisory Committee and  other meetings and to prepare required minutes of the meetings and follow-up.
  • To prepare periodic progress reports and state-of-art reports.
  • To coordinate preparation of institute publications and to prepare Annual Reports and other related documents.
  • To coordinate with universities, research Institutes in respect of academic and inter-institutional programmes
  • To facilitate patent and commercialization of inventions and to act as a Patent Cell  of the Institute.
  • To look after the EM (Electron Microscope) functioning, its upkeep, maintenance and to execute for EM studies as when entrusted.
  • To prepare technical/scientific reports/notes and write ups.
  • To facilitate participation of personnel in training programmes, seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • To prepare, update and maintain databases on personnel, projects/ programmes/production statistics etc.
  • To coordinate Inter-Institutional and International collaborative projects/programmes.
Name Designation
Dr. Vineet Kumar Scientist - D & Head
Dr. Balachandran, N. Scientist - D
Ms. Rekha, M. Deputy Director (Statistics)
Sh. Munikrishnappa, H.M. Assistant Director (S.M.)