Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute

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Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (formerly Central Salt Research Institute) is a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India.[1] The Institute was inaugurated by Jawahar Lal Nehru on 10 April 1954 at Bhavnagar, in Gujarat.[2]

Technology developed[edit]

  • Preparations of nutrient-rich salt of plant origins
  • Electrodialysis domestic desalination system
  • Preparation of novel iodizing agent
  • “CleanWrite” writing chalk
  • Preparation of low sodium salt of botanic origin

Research activity[edit]

  • Molecular sensors for selective recognition of cations/anions
  • Recognition of analytes and neutral molecules in physiological condition
  • Supramolecular metal complexes to study photo-induced energy/electron transfer processes
  • Nanocrystalline dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC)
  • Smart Materials
  • Green Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry and development of novel drug delivery system
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Natural products
  • Recovery of precious metal ions from natural sources
  • Crystal engineering
  • Computational Study
  • Electrochemical/chemical value addition processes
  • Development of polyethylene based inter polymer membranes and design of electrodialysis units


  1. ^ "List of CSIR laboratories and their important research programmes" (PDF). csirhrdg.nic.i. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genesis of CSMCRI". csmcri.org. Retrieved 18 October 2014.