For Further Information Please Contact

Director

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 2491 2150
E-mail: clriinfo@clri.res.in

Leadership

DR. B.M Das

1953 - 1956

Prof. Y. Nayudamma

1958 - 1973

Prof. M. Santappa

1973 - 1981

DR. N. Ramanathan

1981 - 1983

Shri. T.S. Krishnan

1983 - 1984

Dr. G. Thyagarajan

1984-87 & 1991-94

Prof. R.B. Mitra

1988 - 1990

DR. K.V. Raghavan

1994 - 1996

DR. T. Ramaswami

1996 - 2006

Dr. A.B. Mandal

2006 - 2015

Dr. Satish R. Wate

Apr 2015 - Dec 2015

DR. B. Chandrasekaran

2016 - 2019

Prof. Santosh Kapuria

Apr 2019 - Nov 2019

Dr. K.J. Sreeram

Present Director
 

CLRI has been bestowed with a strong and dynamic leadership from the inception. Prof.B.M.Das, the founder Director of this Institute made tremendous impact and laid very strong foundation. He was succeeded by Prof.Y.Nayudamma, a visionary who has contributed a lot for the growth of the Institute by establishing close linkages with the Indian leather industry on one hand and International agencies on the other. Prof.M.Santappa, Dr.N.Ramanathan and Mr.T.S.Krishnan have not only consolidated the gains but also made remarkable impact for the growth of this Institute. Dr.G.Thyagarajan added new strength both in terms of infrastructure and expertise and brought greater visibility to the Institute. He was succeeded by Prof.R.B.Mitra and followed by Dr.K.V.Raghavan. Both followed the footsteps of their predecessors and made significant contributions for the development of the Institute. Dr.T.Ramasami, Former Secreatry DST, took the leadership of this Institute during January 1996 and gave a new thrust and vision to the Institute’s activities. His Vision was to make CLRI a Global Leader in Leather Research. Thus his strong leadership made this Institute an international name in the leather research. In addition to the top leadership, the commitment and the good work culture of the colleagues made this Institute one of the top ranking laboratories of CSIR family. Dr. A.B.Mandal took the leadership of this institute after Dr.T.Ramasami. After Dr AB Mandal, Dr.S.R.Wate Director NEERI was holding additional charge as Director CLRI from Apr 2015 to Dec 2015. Dr.B Chandrasekaran took charge as Director from Feb 2016 to April 2019. Prof. Santosh Kapuria Director, CSIR-SERC was holding additional charge as Director CLRI from Apr 2019 to Nov 2019. Dr. KJ Sreeram has assumed the charge as Director, CSIR-CLRI from 28 Nov 2019.

 

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For Further Information Please Contact

Director

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 2491 2150
E-mail: clriinfo@clri.res.in