ATIRA is an autonomous co-operative, non-profit association for Textile Research. It has extensive infrastructure: laboratories, pilot mills workshops, library and information services.
Activities of ATIRA are multifarious. Apart from Research and Development, it offers Consultancy, Training, Testing and Calibration services. ATIRA has 8 Science Technology Divisions,, 11 Laboratories / Service Centers and a Regional Center at Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
ATIRA has well equipped Analysis and Testing facilities. Testing services include Fibers, Yarns, Fabrics, Garments, Technical Textiles, High Visibility clothing, Geo-textile, Chemicals, Solid Fuels, Effluents, Drinking water (both chemical and biological), Biological parameters of textiles and Trace analysis of Toxic substances.
ATIRA is having a state-of-the-art Calibration Laboratory for calibration of various parameters required for the industry in production, quality control and testing laboratories.
ATIRA management and employees of the Laboratories are committed to render satisfactory and timely services to the customers by:
Adopting National and International standards, validated in-house methods, as well as standard laboratory practices to deliver accurate, reliable, repeatable and reproducible reports
Documenting and maintaining the Quality System as per the criteria stipulated in the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ensuring confidentiality of test / calibration results
Imparting need based training to the laboratory personnel;
Participating in inter-laboratory proficiency testing and/or inter-laboratory comparisons.