Central Power Research Institute

Set up in 1960 by the Government of India, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) functions as a centre for applied research in electrical power engineering assisting the electrical industry in product development and quality assurance. It is the is the power house of the Indian electrical industry. CPRI also serves as an independent authority for testing and certification of power equipment. 

With its state-of-the art infrastructure and expertise, CPRI's governing body includes eminent professionals from industries & utilities. CPRI also undertakes sponsored research projects from manufacturers and other agencies in different areas of specialization.


"To carry out applied research and provide quality services for achieving reliability and economy in Power Systems through excellent facilities, commitment and best practices, ensuring self-sustenance."

"We value customer satisfaction by sharing our knowledge and caring for their needs, maintaining total transparency in our operations."

CPRI Research Scheme

The Government of India is promoting Research and Development for the Indian power sector through Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), which promotes applied research leading to technology development in the power sector through the following three schemes:

  • R&D under National Perspective Plan(NPP)
  • Research Scheme on Power (RSoP)
  • In-House R&D (IHRD)

Central Power Research Institute
(A Government of India Society, Ministry of Power)
Prof.Sir C.V.Raman Road, Post Box No: 8066,
Sadasiva Nagar (p.o),
Bangalore, India , Pincode : 560 080

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