A three storey building (along with road and separate transformer) with total area of 4730 sqm, was built. The infrastructure include a number of sophisticated analytical instruments, International standard laboratory facilities, special furniture for sophisticated instruments, a board room facility to conduct RAC and GC meetings, a seminar hall, digital Library and internet facility.

Library and Internet Facilities

The MoU envisaged having a separate library exclusively for the use of the research scholars and the faculty members working in DRDO center and visiting scientists from DRDO. About Rs.65.0 Lakhs was allotted and spent to set up a digital library in the premises of DRDO-BU CLS with the help of DESIDOC Delhi. This library is linked with Bharathiar University main library, where Bharathiar University students / Research Scholars / faculty members and students from other affiliated colleges and research institutions can access the e-books purchased by DRDO.


Since DRDO scientists frequently visit the DRDO centre to monitor and collaborate with faculty and also to have industrial collaboration in Coimbatore city, DRDO Centre has added a Transit cum hostel facility. The work was executed by CCE R&D, South. The transit cum hostel facility was inaugurated by SA to RM in the presence of CC R&D (LS & IC) and VC of BU on 05th July 2012. The transit facility has two VVIP suites, 09 non-AC rooms on twin sharing basis and 07 Scientist hostel accommodation.