Samarthyam is a national civil society and research organization founded by persons with disabilities in 1994. It is registered as a Trust in 2001. It is a pioneer organization to join as consultants to Government of India and Corporate sector to make Policy Advocacy its tool for bringing change in people’s lives.
Engaged in carrying out research and development projects on design, construction and maintenance of roads and runways, traffic and transportation planning of mega and medium cities, management of roads in different terrains, improvement of marginal materials, utilization of industrial waste in road construction, landslide control, ground improvements environmental pollution, road traffic safety and analysis & design, wind, fatigue, corrosion studies, performance monitoring/evaluation, service life assessment and rehabilitation of highway & railway bridges.
CSIR, a premier national laboratory established in 1952, is engaged,among other things, in carrying out research and development projects on traffic and transportation planning of mega and medium cities and environmental pollution.