Facts And Figures

NCL a Snap Shot (as on 31-3-2012)

  Established 1950
  Location Pune, India
  Scientific Staff 194
  Technical Supporting Staff 95
  Other Supporting Staff 380
  Research Fellows 490
  Research Associates 17
  Project Staff (M.Sc. or B.E.) 230
CSIR grant
  Capital Rs. 287.10 Million (US $ 5.22 Million)
  Recurring Rs. 566.13 Million (US $ 10.29 Million)
Project mode funding
  Network programs Rs. 177.01 Million (US $ 3.22 Million)
  NMITLI programs Rs. 66.01 Million (US $ 1.20 Million) 
Expenditure (2011-12)
  CSIR Rs.  1012.13 Million (US $ 18.40 Million)
  Lab reserve Rs.  43.28 Million (US $ 0.79 Million) 
Total income earned from R & D services
  Industry Rs. 110.34 Million (US $ 2.01 Million) 
  Government Rs. 123.11 Million (US $ 2.24 Million)

NCL at a Glance

  • Approximately 200 scientific staff with PhD.
  • Interdisciplinary research centre with interest in polymer science, organic chemistry, catalysis, materials chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical sciences and process development.
  • Excellent infrastructure for measurement science and chemical information.
  • About 400 graduate students pursuing research towards doctoral degree; a strong and young talent pool which renews every few years.
  • Publishes the second largest number of papers in chemical sciences (~ 400), files the largest number of patents, both in India (~30) and abroad (~90) and produces the largest number of Ph.Ds in Chemical Sciences in India.