Important Facts


Central Fuel Research Institute (CFRI) -1946,

Central Mining Research Institute -1956,

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research-2007

Core R&D Strengths:-

  1. Coal and Non-coal Mines, and Civil Sector
  2. Fuel Sector
  3. Environmental Management
  4. Testing, Analysis and Calibration Services

Unique Facilities:-

  1. National facilities for FLP, Intrinsic Safety, Explosive & Mining safety equipment testing.
  2. Testing facilities for coal & rock properties, environmental parameters, coal processing, monitoring of U/G mine’s geo-mining conditions.
  3. High temperature & pressure single tube fixed bed reactor, & pilot plants for coal processing.
  4. High performance computing for large scale geo-mining modeling and simulation
  5. Scanning Electron Microscope
  6. Coal-to-liquid plant