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Institute of Repute

For the National Clean Air Mission also known as NCAP, the National Knowledge Network centered in Kanpur identify knowledge partners and guide institutions for the abatement of air pollution in over 100 non-attainment cities. These knowledge partner institutes are known as Institute of Repute (IOR) who primarily provide technical and scientific support for clean air project in these cities.

Roles and Responsibilities of IOR

  1. IoRs to get into MOUs with SPCBs/ULAs

  2. To extend all necessary knowledge based support to the SPCBs and ULAs, in agreement with the guidance provided in CPCB/NKN.

  3. May undertake Air quality monitoring work, data analysis, data utilization, compilation, adherence to interpretation protocols and report preparation.

  4. Calibration of CAAQMS, compliance verification work of emission norms as a third party (TPA) to provide independent input to SPCBs/and policy makers.  

  5. Focus on the efficacy and efficiency of various measures including assessment of cost-benefit analysis. Example: Efficiency of Mechanized Road Sweeping Machines depends on different types of city roads.

  6. Research papers and findings shall be shared with NKN for review and information, and data utilization shall be governed within the provision of Non-disclosure agreement.

  7. The Institutes are expected to acknowledge the MoEFCC/CPCB/SPCB for availability of data.

  8. All academic correspondences, decisions, assignment etc between SPCB, ULBs and IoRs shall be marked to NKN as nodal agency.

List of Institute of Repute

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

  2. Andhra University

  3. National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Gadanki

  4. National Institute of Technology Silchar

  5. Tezpur University

  6. CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology

  7. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  8. Indian Institute of Technology Patna

  9. PGIMER Chandigarh

  10. CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation

  11. Punjab Engineering College

  12. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

  13. Panjab University

  14. Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) Ahmedabad

  15. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

  16. Himachal Pradesh Central University

  17. Central University of Jammu

  18. Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Mesra

  19. Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad

  20. Savitribai Phule Pune University

  21. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

  22. CSIR- NEERI Nagpur*

  23. CSIR-NEERI Mumbai Zonal Center

  24. Government College of Engineering, Amravati

  25. Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad

  26. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

  27. Utkal University

  28. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

  29. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

  30. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  31. Central University of Rajasthan

  32. CSIR - Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani

  33. Vellore Institute of Technology

  34. SRM Institute of Science and Technology

35. Indian Institute of Technology Madras

36. CSIR- NEERI, Chennai Zonal Center

37. National Institute of Technology Warangal

38. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

39. University of Hyderabad

40. CSIR- NEERI, Hyderabad Zonal Center

41. Banaras Hindu University

42. Indian Institute of Technology-BHU

43. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology,            Allahabad

44. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

45. CSIR – Indian Institute of Toxicology Research,              Lucknow

46. Doon University

47. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO,                      Dehradun

48. ARIES, Nainital

49. Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

50. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

51. Bose Institute, Kolkata

52. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

53. CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur

54. CSIR- NEERI, Kolkata Zonal Center

55. Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai

56. National Institute of Technology, Raipur

57. CSIR – National Physical Laboratory

58. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

59. University of Delhi

60.The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

61. CSIR- Central Road Research Institute, Delhi

62. CSIR- NEERI, New Delhi Zonal Center

63. National Institute of Technology, Surathkal


65. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

66. Indian Institute of Technology Indore

67. National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

68. National Institute of Technology, Nagaland

69. National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra