Under Phase-I, a budget of Rs.18.0 Crores based on 80:10:10 partnerships from DRDO and Bharathiar University and Govt. of Tamil Nadu, respectively was allotted. Periodic progress reports and financial statements were submitted to DRDO Headquarters. As per the MoU, GC and RAC meetings were conducted periodically to sanction and review the expenditure and monitor the progress of the projects.

Research Areas of work carried out during Phase-I Programme