Prof. Satish Chandra - Director of CRRI

Prof. Satish Chandra - Director of CRRIIt gives me immense pleasure to invite you to the website of Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), a constituent of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which was established in 1952. The scientists in CRRI have been working in frontal areas of research relevant to society in general and transport sector in particular. The institute has acquired some state-of-the-art equipments like Accelerated pavement testing facility (APTF), Network Survey Vehicle (NSV), Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD), Mobile unit for air pollution monitoring, Universal Testing Machine (UTM), Large wheel tracker and many more. The institute has R & D divisions namely Traffic Engineering and Safety, Transportation Planning & Environmental Science, Bridges and Structures, Pavement Materials & Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering Division. The institute has developed and transferred several technologies in recent past. Prominent among them are mobile bridge inspection unit (MBIU), Driver diagnostic simulator, cold mix technology, pothole repair machine, soil nailing technique, white topping for city roads & intersections, etc. The scientists have recently taken up a very challenging project on road alignment from Sasoma to Saser Brangsa near China border, sponsored by BRO.

The institute provides technical and consultancy services to various user organizations in India and abroad. It regularly organizes national and international training programs in different areas of highway and traffic engineering for capacity building of human resources in the country. You may further get details of our expertise and accomplishments by visiting web page of individual scientist or division.

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