Research Institutes Functioning in The Field of Science and Technology in Maharashtra

The details of research institutes under Ministry of Science and Technology in the state of Maharashtra along with the subjects on which research is being undertaken are given below:


S. No.

Name & Address of research institute in Maharashtra

Name of concerned Department / Organization

Subjects on which research is being undertaken


MACS-Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune 411004.


Department of Science & Technology

Biodiversity &Palaeobiology, Bioenergy, Bioprospecting, Developmental Biology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Nanobioscience. The overall subjects covered include Botany, Chemistry, Development of crop varieties (wheat, soybean, grapes), Geology, Microbiology, Mycology, Nanobioscience.


National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), SavitribaiPhule Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind Road, Pune – 411007

Department of Biotechnology


Biology of Cancer, Cell Organization and Function, Stems Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Regulatory RNAs and Gene Expression, Neuroscience, Pathogenesis and Cellular Response, Macromolecular Structure and Cell Function, Proteomics and Metabolomics, Metabolic and Chronic Diseases, Microbiomics


CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Analytical Chemistry & Materials Characterization, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Bio-chemical and biological sciences, Energy & Environmental Engineering, Mathematical & Computational Modelling


CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Nagpur

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Environmental science and engineering, water supply, sewage disposal, communicable diseases, industrial pollution and occupational diseases


CSIR- Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (CSIR-URDIP), Pune


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Scientific Informatics (ChemBio informatics / Patent Informatics / Phytoinformatics /Toxinformatics) and related software development



This information was given by the Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhanin a written reply in Rajya Sabha on September 20, 2020.




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