National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC) is a subordinate office of the Department of culture, Govt. of India established in 1976 to provide support in the conservation of cultural property to cultural institutions throughout the country ,carry out research for development of newer methods of conservation and to provide training in the field of conservation.. The Laboratory has full-fledged teams of conservators and conservation scientists to work on different aspects of material like metals, stone, manuscripts, textiles, wooden objects, paintings, ethnographical materials, etc. Over the years, the Laboratory has developed expertise in these fields and has executed wide range of conservation projects in the country and abroad. The Laboratory has all the infrastructure and advanced facilities available for undertaking conservation work.