Director General

Shri. B A Sawale

Director General


Welcome to the official website of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI). This website provides an overview of the research and testing activities over the past 60 Years. It is a matter of pride & satisfaction that we have crossed the Diamond Jubilee milestone in 2020, dedicated to the service in the area of applied research and provide quality services for achieving reliability and economy in power systems through excellent facilities, commitment and best practices, ensuring self-sustenance.


CPRI serves as an independent authority for testing and certification of power equipment across the country with its head office located at Bengaluru, the Institute has Seven state-of-the-art infra-structure facilities at Bhopal, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Noida, Kolkata and Guwahati.


I firmly believe that the website will provide details about our activities in Research, Testing & Certifications, Consultancy, and Training as you explore.


With best wishes and warm regards,


Director General, CPRI