Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow

Supported by: Department of Science & Technology ( Govt. of India)

SAIF Users are request to register on for online sample information submission and make online payment for analysis.


Dedicated to Provide High Quality Analytical Services to Researchers

Sophisticated Analytical Instrument facility (Formerly known as Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre- RSIC) at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow is more than 48 years old and is one of the first four such facilities set up by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India in mid seventies.

SAIF/CSIR-CDRI Lucknow provides primarily chemistry centric analytical facilities for researchers throughout India.

Objectives of the SAIF
  • Provide facilities of sophisticated analytical instruments to scientists and other users from academic institutes, R&D laboratories and industries to enable them to carry out measurements for R&D work.
  • Acquire and develop capability for preventive maintenance and repair of sophisticated instruments.
  • Development of new measurement/analytical techniques: Efforts are made by the SAIF to develop new techniques/ methods of analysis to put the instruments to their full use and offer them to the scientists for exploring new dimensions in research in various areas of science and technology.
  • Organize short term courses/workshops on the use and application of various instruments and analytical techniques.
  • Train technicians for maintenance and operation of sophisticated instruments.