Established : 1947
Location : New Delhi
Under the Aegis of : Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research(CSIR)
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research–National Physical Laboratory (CSIR–NPL), is one of the few premier laboratories established under Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research(CSIR) before independence on January 04, 1947. As a beginning of the Platinum Jubilee year and to commemorate this special day as its NPL Foundation Day Celebrations on January 04, 2021, CSIR-NPL organised a National Metrology Conclave 2021 under the theme ‘Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of the Nation’.
About Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research–National Physical Laboratory (CSIR–NPL)
The National Physical Laboratory was one of the earliest national laboratories set up under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone of NPL on 4 January 1947.The CSIR- National Physical Laboratory is the measurement standards laboratory of India. It maintains standards of SI units in India and calibrates the national standards of weights and measures.
Sources : PIB