National Demand of Marine Instrumentation and Possible Scope of Indianisation

Survey of Present State of Art and Projection of National Demand of Marine Instrumentation and Possible Scope of Indianisation (1988-1989)

This project was awarded by the Department of Ocean Development, Government of India.

Its main objectives were to:

  • Identify indigenous and imported marine instruments in use;
  • Identify marine instruments that could be manufactured indigenously;
  • Study the market of products and project the needs of the country for the next 20 years;
  • Compile a data bank of the existing state, potential and national demand for marine instrumentation;
  • Organize awareness programmes through short-term courses, seminars and workshops and
  • Identify academic institutions, research laboratories and industries having the expertise or infrastructure to take up developmental and research work in this area.