CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 3rd May,
2012 with CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New
CSIR-CRRI, a premier national laboratory established in 1952,
a constituent of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
(CSIR) has expertise and capabilities for conducting research
& development activities and carrying out consultancy
assignments including dissemination of knowledge through
training etc. in the areas of roads & bridges, traffic and
transportation, ground improvement and geotechnical
engineering, rural roads, pavement design, pavement
performance and its evaluation, instrumentation, environment
and road safety.
Purpose & Objectives:
The purpose of this MoU is to create a framework for
collaboration between CSIR-CRRI and ERDF group of Institutions
with the objectives as given below:
a) To establish close linkage and functional coordination
between CSIR-CRRI and ERDF along with the ERDF established
Institutions eg. University of Science and Technology
Meghalaya (USTM), Regional Institute of Science and Technology
(RIST) and Regional College of Higher Education.
b) To recognize CSIR-CRRI as an accredited research centre for
research and study directed by ERDF established Institutions
and vice versa.
c) To consider the qualified scientists, scholars and
professional of CSIR-CRRI as an accredited faculty/guide for
different research, teaching programmes of ERDF established
Institutions and vice versa.
d) To facilitate joint seeking of funds and conduct of
research, submission of project for research and development,
training and consultancy with university /institutions in
India and abroad.
e) CSIR-CRRI and ERDF shall support each other towards the
advancement of knowledge of the employees, faculty, scholars
and students of both the organizations.
f) ERDF will provide all facilities to the employees (Scientifc
and Technical staff) and scholars (Research Fellows and
Project Assistants) of CSIR CRRI to enroll for M.Tech and
Ph.D. programme at the University of Science and Technology (USTM)
established by ERDF under joint supervision.
g) CSIR-CRRI shall provide necessary facility to the students
and faculty of University of Science and Technology (USTM) to
conduct research required for partial fulfillment of
requirements leading to the award of M. Tech and Ph.D. degree
h) CSIR-CRRI shall extend facilities to a limited number of
M.Sc/B.Tech students of ERDF Institutions for short duration
summer/winter training courses at CSIR-CRRI under the relevant