Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Renewable Energy (SSS-NIRE) is an autonomous Institution of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India. The Institute is an up-coming R&D centre with its mandate to focus on Bio-energy and develop innovative technologies in the area of renewables and biofuels. The vision of the Institute is to carry out state-of-the-art R&D coveringthe entire spectrum of bioenergy leading to commercialization and their integration with other renewable energy technologies. One of the important roles envisaged for the institute is human resource development at all levels in the field of Bio energy. R&D activities have already been initiated in the area of Biomass and Energy, Thermochemical Conversion, Management Biochemical Conversion, Chemical Conversion, Electrochemical Processes including hybrid energy systems.