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REGIONAL TEST CENTER (RTC)

            In 1993, with the financial support from Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources (MNES), New Delhi, the School has established test facilities for solar thermal devices under the name Regional Test and Technical Backup Center. The centre has been recognised by MNES as well as by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Manufacturers and users in the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra-Pradesh bring their solar systems/solar thermal devices for testing as per ISI standards and certification. The devices for which tests can be conducted include solar cookers, solar flat plate collectors, solar hot water systems, solar parabolic cookers, solar concentrator and solar photovoltaic systems etc.