National Institute of Rock Mechanics

National Institute of Rock Mechanics

National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), Kolar Gold Fields, Karnataka

The National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM) is a premier centre for research in applied and basic rock mechanics. It is an ISO 9001 : 2000 certified research Institute. The Institute provides research and consultancy services for improving safety and productivity in the mining and civil engineering sectors. With its rich experience, underpinned with the strength of world class software and laboratory facilities, NIRM plays a vital role in offering technical services in mining, hydroelectric and tunnelling projects, site evaluation for construction of nuclear power plants and other infrastructure development projects both in India and abroad. Due to its assured quality of work, the Institute has been receiving a number of challenging projects from governmental and non-governmental organizations.

NIRM has been carrying out research work through both government-funded and industry-sponsored S&T and consultancy projects. The Institute has been extending its support to the industry in the following areas:

  • Metalliferous mines / Hard Rock Mines
  • Coal Mines
  • Hydroelectric & Tunnelling Projects
  • Other Civil Construction Projects

Annual Report 2015-16

MoU signed between Ministry of Mines and NIRM

Cancellation of Vacancy notification for the post of Director

Vacancy for the post of Director

Annual Report 2016-17

Go to NIRM website :