CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute(CSIR-CECRI), Karaikudi
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.

#CSIRFightsCovid19 – A Snapshot

Surveillance at the level of the virus, humans, and geographical origins and distributions is a critical step in combating Covid-19.


Ever since the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, CSIR has mounted a strategic, well-coordinated and integrated approach towards mitigating the Coronavirus outbreak.

Biosensors for Lactates Operating in Dual Mode

A biosensing platform that can operate in dual transducing mode viz., Electrochemical (EC) and Photoelectrochemical mode (PEC) for the detection of lactate.

CSIR-CECRI Celebrates 73rd Foundation Day

CSIR-CECRI (Central Electrochemical Research Institute), Karaikudi, celebrated its 73rd Foundation Day on 25 July 2020 on a virtual platform. 

CSIR’s Brainstorming Session on Atmanirbhar Bharat: Energy Management and Energy Storage Devices

The series of workshops focused mainly on CSIR’s thematic research and the ambitions of Govt of India to fulfil the energy needs of the Nation.

79th CSIR Foundation Day Celebration at CSIR-CECRI

CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CSIR-CECRI), Karaikudi, celebrated the 79th Foundation Day of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) with usual gaiety, in a virtual mode.

Wearable Sensors for Tracking Health and Physiological Status from Human Sweat

The sensor can non-invasively measure different biomarkers present in sweat such as lactate, Na+, K+, and its pH simultaneously.

CSIR-CECRI Celebrates 74th Foundation Day Celebration

Dr Shekhar C. Mande highlighted the major role played by CSIR-CECRI in shaping the electrochemical technology landscape especially the crucial role in the strategic sector.

CSIR-CECRI Celebrates 80th CSIR Foundation Day

Dr K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space, Bengaluru, was the Chief Guest of the event and delivered the 80th CSIR Foundation Day Lecture.

CSIR-CECRI Celebrates its 75th Foundation Day

Dr N. Kalaiselvi, the then Director, CSIR-CECRI,in her presidential address,proudly mentioned the coincidence of this day with the 100th birthday of Prof. John Bannister Goodenough, Nobel Laureate who is known for his development of lithium-ion batteries.

Technology Transfer on CO2 Capture by CSIR-CECRI

This technology could be used in multiple areas like thermal power plants, submarines, biogas enrichment, automotive sector and direct air capturing in highly polluted cities thereby minimising CO2 concentration leading to reduction in global warming.


CSIR-CECRI’s “One Week, One Lab” Programme

CSIR-CECRI organises various events during a week-long celebration.

IP Awareness Workshop at CSIR-CEERI

Director of CSIR-CEERI welcomed the students and explained the meaning of “Intellectual Property”, and apprised them of its importance.

CSIR-CECRI Organises a Lecture on Energy Transition Materials and Rare Earths

Dr K Ramesha, Director, CSIR-CECRI, detailed the seminal technological contributions that CSIR and CSIR-CECRI have made towards Nation-building.