CGCRI, Khurja Centre
Khurja is a small Town in the Bulandshahar District of Western Uttar Pradesh. The Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata established it's Khurja Centre in August 1981 under an assurance for continuous financial support from the Government of Uttar Pradesh. This Centre is functioning to cater to the needs of developing creaming and allied industries in the state, particularly to the Ceramic Industries in the Small Scale and Rural Sector. Khurja having a 600 year old tradition of pottery manufacturing has now become a centre of Ceramic Industry having more than 494 units in the small-scale sector and one of the largest whiteware clusters in India. In it's journey of nearly Three Decades, This Centre of CGCRI has contributed to a great extent in the modernization and All round Development of Ceramic Industries in Khurja on energy efficiency & Cluster Development.