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Be a centre of excellence for chem-bio defence.


Design and develop state-of-the-art technologies and products for chem-bio defence and establish state-of-the-art repository and test & evaluation facilities for developed products.


  • Synthesis, evaluation and process development for toxicants and antidotes.
  • Expertise in instrumental methods for detection and analysis of toxic chemicals at trace level.
  • Development of sensors for biological and chemical agents including their subsystems and materials.
  • Toxicity studies in animal models for safety evaluation of chemicals.
  • Development of devices for physical protection and decontamination.
  • Expertise in recombinant DNA for detection and prophylaxis against infectious agents.
  • Development of immuno-based detection systems and kits for biological and chemical agents.
  • Development of integrated pest management and vector control systems.
  • Bioremediation of organic waste at low temperature.
  • Expertise in training for creating awareness against biological and chemical attack.