Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR)

  • A part of the Ministry of Science and Technology. DSIR promotes R&D by the industries, support industrial units to develop globally competitive technologies.


  • Activities undertaken by the companies work directed towards the innovation, introduction, and improvement of products and processes.


  • Process of registering a functional inhouse R&D unit of companies with DSIR

DSIR Approval

  • Process of claiming certain tax benefits on R&D expenditure u/s 35 (2AB) under Income Tax of India.


  • Application form for entering into an agreement with the DSIR for cooperation in in-house R&D facility and for audit of the accounts maintained for that facility.


  • Order of approval of in-house Research and Development facility under section 35(2AB) of the Income -tax Act, 1961.


  • FORM 3CL is needed to be filed to DSIR and a FORM 3CLA (to be filed by the auditor) to Director General of Income Tax.

Quality Control (QC)

  • A process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production.

In-house R&D

  • refers to conducting research and development activity or operation within the company premises in a segregated area.

R&D Layout

  • A R&D layout is the physical plan of the R&D facility considering available space, final product, safety of users and facility and convenience of operations.


  • Capital expenditure is the money spent on buying and maintenance of its fixed assets, such as land, buildings, vehicles or equipments.


  • An operating expenditure is an ongoing cost for running a product, business, or system.


Scinnovation Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (SCPL) is glad to share its expertise in helping a manufacturing company to extract R&D from its facilities and structure it to make it DSIR compliant and then put together the application in a seamless manner to help you avail recognition and approval.

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