Relevant Website: www.nimh.gov.in
Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design
The Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC),
Nagpur is a Centre of Excellence set up in 1989 as a joint venture of Ministry of Mines,
Government of India and UNDP with a view to provide major R&D support system for the
emerging modern aluminium industry in India. The Centre became functional since 1996. The
Centre is recognized as scientific and industrial research organization by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research. It is the only institute of its kind in India pursuing the cause of
R&D from bauxite to finished product under one roof.
The Centre caters to R&D needs of both primary and secondary aluminium producers in the
basic and applied areas of bauxite, alumina and aluminium, JNARDDC has made key
contribution in the areas of beneficiation, characterization, technological evaluation, upgradation
of bauxites, reduction of energy consumption and environmental pollution by the effective
utilization of aluminium industry residue materials such as red mud, dross and scrap etc. and
process modelling for the overall interest of the aluminium industry and the nation as a whole.
Relevant Website: www.jnarddc.gov.in