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Phone Nos. 91-40-2430 6000

Fax No. 91-40-2430 6002


Research Centre Imarat has been established in a sprawling campus of 2100 acres, in Hyderabad. Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabhudin Abdul Kalam is the founder Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI). The former Prime Minister Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi laid the foundation stone of Research Centre Imarat on 3rd August 1985 and was inaugurated by the former President of India, His Excellency, Shri R. Venkataraman on 27th August 1988. The area has been named as ‘VIGNYANA KANCHA’.


Research Centre Imarat, the premier institution of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has been established to design and develop world class, state-of-the-art technologies which will produce precise and reliable indigenous weapon systems to strengthen country’s Armed Forces. RCI is pursuing research on Navigation, Control & Guidance, Imaging Infrared & Radio Frequency seekers, batteries and flight instrumentation technology areas. The other technology areas include Electrical and Mechanical Integration of systems and Reliability and Quality Assurance.  RCI has also set up Environmental and EMI/EMC test facilities for Qualification and Acceptance testing of the mechanical and electrical airborne hardware.



    To be the leader in the development of Guided Systems for our Armed Forces by developing the Frontier Technologies, multi-disciplinary competence and Avant-garde Infrastructure leading to self-reliance.



    Be a premier institute for developing Frontier Technologies in collaboration with Academic Institutions & industry. Foster Human Resources for professional Excellence, organise for the induction and production of the guided systems on to the Armed forces.