Research Management Area
The first Operations Research Cell in India was established at CSIR-IICT (then known as CLSIR) Hyderabad in the year 1950 for the management of scientific and industrial research. The O.R. technique was basically used for internal integration and coordination of research. It uses management tools like PERT, CPM etc. to execute the functions of the Research Management of the lab. The Research Management Division handles portfolios like Project Management, Human Resource Development &Management, IPR Management, International S&T Affairs, Institutional Events etc.