R&D centre is functioning in the Institute with its following objectives :
- To give scientific and technological support to the diamond industries to upgrade the processing
- To develop indigenously low cost technologies for import substitution products used in the diamond industries so as to help the country to save foreign exchange and also reduce the cost of processing.
- To carry out in-depth studies on illumination and noise levels, thermal load, air velocity etc. to improve environmental conditions of the processing unit.
- To bring awareness amongst workers about the use of modern machine concepts and quality control checks to improve productivity, efficiency and yield.