Research & Development Centre (FRDC)
at Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu
had conceived the project on “Establishment of Fireworks Research &
Development Centre (FRDC)” at Sivakasi, being the hub of Fireworks
manufacturing activities; catering to 90% of demand of fireworks of entire
Vision: FRDC strives for achieving
excellence to fulfill the needs of Indian fireworks Industry in safe
manufacturing and handling of Fireworks and thereby ensuring development of
environment friendly and quality products by mechanization, through deployment
of technology and training of human resources.
Objectives: FRDC has been designed to address the
following requirements of the Indian
Fire Works Industry.
of environment friendly fireworks
of hazardous manufacturing processes
and standardization of products
the personnel involved
Ø Study of nature of chemical composition and contrivance
control and quality assurance
of the industry in the international arena
Human Resource Development.
Under 10th & 11th Five-Year
Plans; FRDC and related infrastructure
have been created at an expenditure of Rs. 4.33 crores, over 5 acres of land. FRDC is equipped with excellent infrastructure with dedicated Physical,
Chemical, Pyro & Instrumentation Laboratories and a Library. Modern Thermo Analytical Equipments,
Various Spectrophotometers and Sound Level Meters are provided.