History And Milestones


  • diamond-jub NCL celebrates sixty years of its growth and existence. The occasion is graced by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India and Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Minister for Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • A new 65000 sq.ft. laboratory building to house the research functions of polymers and advanced materials is created, the first comprehensive laboratory buildings to come on NCL campus in over twenty five years.
  • Dr. Sourav Pal, Head of Physical and Materials Chemistry Division of NCL assumes office as the ninth director of NCL(2010 -2015).
  • Dr.K. Vijayamohanan, Director, CSIR- CECRI, Karaikudi takes over additional charge of Director, CSIR- NCL in June 2015.