R & D Centre for Bicycle & Sewing Machine came into existence to provide technological inputs to the Bicycle & Sewing Machine & their component manufacturers. The main objective of this project was institution building to provide various engineering facilities for up grading the technological level of the small scale industries. The institution was set up in the year 1982-83 by Punjab Govt. with the assistance of UNIDO/UNDP. This institute is one of its kind in the country. It is built upon an area of 7.5 acre and is situated in the prime industrial Focal Point of Ludhiana & has strength of 111 personnel including operators & Engineers. The institute has well equipped Laboratories, Workshops, Design, Training Wing & Library. The Machinery &Equipment installed are of National/International credibility and are operated by trained staff under supervision of experienced professionals. The institute is helping industry in their technological & quality requirements. The institute is an autonomous Society governed by Governing Council consisting of Punjab Govt. Officials, representatives of industry, trade & associations.