CSIR  Integrated Skill Initiative

Skill Development Programme

CSIR – Central Building Research Institute

Roorkee – 247667 (UK)



Located close to the foothills of Himalayas in divine pilgrim’s land of Uttarakhand, CSIR-CBRI has a focused research mandate for generating, cultivating and promoting building science and technology in the service of the country. During the last few decades, the dynamic team of scientific community, dedicated to provide solutions to the building construction and building material industries has been providing appropriate and economical solutions in the area of planning and design, building materials, disaster mitigation, fire safety, energy efficient rural and urban housing etc. The Institute is committed to serve the people through relevant R&D and maintains linkages at international and national level. Promoting industrial growth through technological interventions is a constant endeavour and several technologies developed by the Institute have been transferred to industries and has generated employment opportunities.


Development of updated implementing machinery of the country and cadre of employable skilled human resource in building science and engineering for building sustainable habitat.


To generate quality human resource at various levels by upgrading skills in the field of improved building construction technologies and systems.

Aims & Objectives:

The aims and objectives of the proposed programmes are;

  • Upgradation of knowledge on latest building systems and technologies of implementing agencies.
  • Creating a pool of skilled human resource for building construction industries.
  • Developing employment oriented skill programmes in the core competency areas of CSIR-CBRI.
  • Aligning the skill programmes with CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative, National Skill Development Council and Sectoral Councils to meet the national objectives.
  • Developing market/industry driven courses with emphasis on hands-on practical learning.

Coordinator of the CSIR-CBRI Skill Development Programmes:

Prof. R. Pradeep Kumar

Director,  Email: director [at] cbri.res.in, Phone : 01332-283323

 Nodal Officers:

Dr. R. Dharmaraju

Chief Scientist,  Email: rdraju [at] cbri.res.in, Phone : 01332-283212

Co-Nodal Officer:

Mr. Nadeem Ahmed

Sr Principal Scientist, Email: nasrrlj [at] cbri.res.in, Phone : 01332-283341

Dr. Chandan Swaroop Meena

Sr Scientist, Email: chandan [at] cbri.res.in, Phone : 01332-283253

CSIR-CBRI offers Skill Development Training Programmes on the following:

  • Multi-Hazard Resistant Construction Systems
  • Rehabilitation/Retrofitting of Buildings
  • Heritage Buildings
  • Fire Safety and Evacuation Design for Buildings
  • Water Proofing Treatment in Buildings
  • Utilization of Bamboo as Building Materials
  • Partially Precast Building Construction
  • Improved Rural Housing & Sanitation
  • Disaster Safe Building Construction Practices
  • Low Cost Housing & Sanitation Systems
  • Precast & Prefabricated Building Components
  • Production and Use of Environmental Friendly New Building Materials
  • Landslide Control Measures
  • Structural Pest Management
  • Vocational Training

The details of upcoming skill development training programmes will be notified with application format for registration of interested participants.