CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CSIR-CBRI), Roorkee
Training Programme on Multi-Hazard Resistant Housing and Habitat for Engineers of Uttarakhand

A five-day skill development-training programme for Engineers of Uttarakhand on “Multi-Hazard Resistant Housing and Habitat” was conducted under the aegis of the CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative with the financial support of Department of Disaster Management & Rehabilitation, Government of Uttarakhand during 16-20 December 2019 at CSIR-Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee.

Important Awareness Days Observed by CSIR-CBRI under JIGYASA

CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, observed various awareness days under JIGYASA: Student-Scientist Connect Programme.

Design & Strengthening Measures for Building Foundation Systems in Hilly Regions by CSIR-CBRI

CSIR-CBRI undertook a project to provide suitable design and strengthening measures for safety and stability of building foundations in hilly regions.

CSIR-CBRI Awakens Students on National Science Day

CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, organised a Student-Scientist Connect Programme under Jigyasa on National Science Day.

CSIR Intensifies Fight Against COVID-19, Rolls Out Key Initiatives to Combat Coronavirus Spread

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its deadly run by infecting more than a million people and causing the death of more than 82,000 people across the world, the laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) intensified their efforts at combating the pandemic.

Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Portable Hospital based on CSIR-CBRI Design

Union Health Minister and Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated a 10-bed portable hospital designed by CSIR-Central Building Research Institute (CSIR-CBRI), Roorkee.

Make-shift hospitals for Himachal based on CSIR technology

The laboratories also have expertise in setting up pre-engineered buildings by way of short-term measures.

Ground Improvement Technique to Mitigate Liquefaction Hazards for Safe Building Construction

Soil liquefaction and its associated ground failures during an earthquake are major potential hazards.

Vigilance Awareness Week at CSIR-CBRI

CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, observed Vigilance Awareness Week with the theme “Vigilant India, Prosperous India” during 27 October-2 November 2020.

Development of Precast RC Shear Wall Systems & Evaluation of their Lateral Load Resistance

The 3D-Concrete, Printing Group at CSIR-Central Building Research Institute (CSIR-CBRI), Roorkee, carried out extensive experimental investigations and numerical studies on precast RC shear walls.

Conservation & Restoration of Lime Mortars & Brickworks: CSIR-CBRI

CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, has investigated the composition of historical mortar/plaster types, their current condition, factors and processes responsible for their deterioration.

Lecture on "Delivering Low Carbon Buildings under Climate Emergency"

"Delivering low carbon buildings under climate emergency"

Development of Innovative Hybrid Connections for Precast Concrete Construction: CSIR-CBRI

The developed couplers have been used to connect different precast elements and tested under tension and cyclic loading.

CSIR Initiates "One Week, One Lab" Campaign Nationwide Programme Kickstarts from CSIR-CBRI

At the first CSIR Leadership Meet on 26 September 2022, Hon’ble Minister (S&T) Dr Jitendra Singh announced the start of a nationwide campaign of showcasing technological breakthroughs, innovations and products of all the 37 CSIR laboratories.

Visit of CSIR DG Dr N Kalaiselvi to CSIR-CBRI Laboratory

During her visit she highlighted key initiatives — the technical contribution for newly constructed Parliament House, the disaster management efforts in Joshimath.