Established in 1950, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in Pune
is an interdisciplinary research center carrying out researches in Polymer Science, Organic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biochemical Sciences. The institute has published and distributed a large number of papers in chemical sciences. Besides, it trains and assists Ph D students in chemical and allied sciences. The centre has all facilities including catalyst pilot plant, combi chem-bio resource center, central NMR facility, digital information resource center and a library.