It is a unique DSIR recognised private R&D Centre in India by a private company since 2008 and conducting quality tests on all types of construction materials as per ISO 17025:2005, with NABL accredited facilities, since 2006. It is the central R&D unit under divisional corporate of L&T Construction and provides value engineering and services to all L&T business units. It has specialised divisions in concrete technology, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, special chemical testing on construction materials and industrial waste water and sophisticated instrumentation engineering. The centre provides technical support to all project sites on special subjects of testing of materials, structural components, and field assessment with a third party standard norms. It is consistently providing the services to about 60 major sites and conducts material testing about 7000 per annum. It has indigenously developed testing equipment and are being used even at sites for quality purposes. By in-depth analysis the centre offers solutions and bridges the gaps in implementation of new technologies at sites. The centre inspires the young engineers to conduct innovation works, imparts training and adopt best quality standards and motivates them to address challenging tasks at project sites.