Published on: November 9, 2022

Raman Research Institute

Raman Research Institute

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The Raman Research Institute (RRI) will be celebrating its Platinum Jubilee Year


  • The Raman Research Institute is an autonomous research institute engaged in research in basic sciences.
  • The institute was founded in 1948 by the Indian physicist and Nobel Laureate Sir C V Raman.
  • It was restructured in 1972 to become an aided autonomous institute receiving funds from the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India.
  • The institute also houses Raman’s prized collection of gems, crystals, minerals, and rock specimens from all over the world.
  • Research Areas
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Light and Matter Physics
  • Soft Condensed Matter Physic