Process and Product Development Centre for technological up-gradation of small scale castings & forging industries was set up at Agra in the later half of 1985 with the assistance of Govt. of India, Govt. Of U.P. & UNDP/UNIDO. Initially, it was a Government setup under SIDO and later converted into an autonomous body w.e.f. 21st July, 1986. The affairs of the centre are managed by a Governing Council under the chairmanship of AS & DC (SSI). The Principal Director is the chief executive of the centre. The centre has four major divisions, viz.,

Testing Division

Product Development Division comprising of Foundry , Forge, Heat treatment & Machine shops.



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