Research and Development Centre for Bicycle and Sewing Machine Ludhiana came into existence to provide the vital inputs to the Bicycle & its Component manufacturers. The main objective of this project was institution building to provide various technical facilities for uplifting the technology level of the small scale industries. The institute was set up in 1981 by Punjab Govt. with the assistance of UNIDO/UNDP. This institute is one of its kind in the country. It is built upon an area of 7.5 acre and is situated in the prime industrial Focal Point of Ludhiana. The Institute has well equipped laboratories, workshops, design, training & library. The installed state of art equipment with well trained & experienced manpower provide sufficient strength to institute to assist the industries in their technological requirements. The center is an autonomous society & is controlled by Governing Council consisting of Punjab Govt official, representatives of industry & trade, trade associations & academicians.