Ceramic Scenerio & Bikaner
Historically the CERDC Bikaner is fourth (in public sector) after Kolkata (WB) Morbid (Gujarat) and Khurja (UP) at national level. The scope of the centre is to facilitate the entrepreneurs of north India during this period CERDC was engaged mainly in the tiny of insulators along with beneficiation and characterization of minerals which was of in tersest of growing ceramic industries.
The ceramic electrical research &development centre has been established by the Government of Rajasthan through the Ceramic Electrical Vikas Samiti Bikaner as a facility to provide an effective platform for testing &measurement services to the ceramic industry with NABL accreditation. It will be the only centre of its kind in north India.
At initial stage, most of work was directed towards identifying suitable mineral resources along with their suitability for specific product development within Rajasthan and its nearby areas. The quality control in respect of ceramic is given due attention with development of ceramic products on introduction of different minerals such as clay, gypsum for their suitability in specific uses