Founded in the year 1988 under the administrative authority of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, having its Headquarters in New Delhi. The National Highways Authority of India is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of National Highways entrusted to it and/or matters connected or incidental thereto.

Aim of NHAI:

● Developing, maintaining and managing National Highways (NH) across the country.

● Collecting fees/tolls on NH, regulating and controlling the plying of vehicles on NH for proper management.

● Developing and providing consultancy and construction services on a national and international level. Also, conducting research activities that help develop, maintain and manage highways or other facilities thereat.

● Advising the Central government on issues related to NH.

● Formulating and implementing schemes for NH development.

● Constructing offices and residential buildings for NHAI employees.

● Providing facilities and amenities to NH users necessary for the smooth flow of traffic on such highways.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): CSIR was established on 26th September 1942, under the leadership of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar. It has its headquarters in New Delhi. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is a research and development organization in India to promote scientific, industrial and economic growth. The council is presided over by the Prime Minister of India.


● CSIR is the largest research and development organization in India and functions under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

● It enhances the quality of life of the citizens of India through innovative Science and Technology.

● Enhance quality of life by globally competitive R&D.

● to develop sustainable solutions and capacity building to fulfil dream of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.