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National Coir Research & Management Institute
National Coir Research & Management Institute (NCRMI)
Near Doordarshan Kendra
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 015
Web site: www.ncrmi.org
|NCRMI an organization spearheading various R&D projects in the traditional segment of Coir was established in 1994, under the name C-DOCT to cater the varied needs of coir sector of Kerala. It is registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act 1956. NCRMI have been conducting studies for the development of new coir technologies in collaboration with similar research organizations across the country and even at the International level.
Later in 2003, Govt. decided to elevate C-DOCT to the standard of the national institute viz. “National Coir Research & Management Institute (NCRMI)” to facilitate comprehensive research on coconut fibre and allied products. This Institute would eventually become a centre of excellence for R&D, consultancy and knowledge propagation on coir sector.
The organization is controlled by the Governing body consisting of members who are eminent personalities with proven track record in relevant field of R&D, Industry, Academics etc. The chairman of the Governing body is the Honourable Minister for Coir and Co-operation