A little more about Research Designs & Standards Organisation...

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RDSO is the sole R&D organisation of Indian Railways and functions as the technical advisor to Railway Board Zonal Railways and Production Units and performs the following important functions : 

  • Development of new and improved designs.
  • Development,adoption, absorption of new technology for use on Indian Railways.
  • Development of standards for materials and products specially needed by Indian Railways.
  • Technicalinvestigation, statutory clearances, testing and providing consultancy services.
  • Inspection of critical and safety items of rolling stock,locomotives,signalling & telecommunication equipment and track components.
  • RDSO  multifarious activities have also attracted attention of railway and non-railway organisations in India and abroad.