Pralhad P.Chhabria Research Center


[ A Unit of Hope Foundation’s International Institute of Information Technology ]


“Pralhad P. Chhabria Research Center (PPCRC),” has been established in the year 2016 in memory of Late Shri. Pralhad P. Chhabria, iconic businessman and the Founder Chairman of Finolex Group of Companies. His lifelong commitment towards fostering social development in India, led him to establish “Hope Foundation and Research Centre” that pursues its charitable objectives in the fields of medicine, education and research. PPCRC was a Constituent of Hope Foundation’s International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT) established to promote research.

PPCRC’s intent was to advance knowledge through research and provide education & training in Science, Engineering, and Technology, to serve India and the world. The research and development activities are carried on in several diverse fields of engineering and technology including energy, environment, telecommunication, spatial data infrastructure and computation etc. PPCRC offers programs based on the research outcomes for professionals working in industry to enhance their knowledge and skills to adapt themselves to the ever-transforming world of technology.

With specific reference to the requirements stipulated by the regulatory authorities in the field of higher education and other quality assessment organizations and agencies, the Managing Committee of Hope Foundation in its meeting dated March 5, 2019 approved to amalgamate the PPCRC with its educational campus in Pune i.e. the International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT) considering the convenience of operational feasibility and other administrative and funding benefits for research from the Government that could be derived upon amalgamation. PPCRC would now operate as a dedicated in-house Research, Development, Consultancy and Collaboration Centre (RDCCC) of I²IT, Pune and shall be an eminent wing of academics and research across the globe to churn out the various technological solutions for the betterment of quality of life.

PPCRC 2 Resized