National Institute of Ocean Technology

The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) was established in November 1993 as an autonomous society under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. NIOT is managed by a Governing Council and the Director is the head of the Institute. Major aim of starting NIOT under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, is to develop reliable indigenous technologies to solve the various engineering problems associated with harvesting of non-living and living resources in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which is about two-thirds of the land area of India.

  • To develop world class technologies and their applications for sustainable utilization of ocean resources.
  • To provide competitive, value added technical services and solutions to organizations working in the oceans.
  • To develop a knowledge base & institutional capabilities in India for management of ocean resources & environment.
International Conference "OCEANS-22 Chennai" is to be held at IITM Research Park during 21-24 Feb 2022, for more information visit || NIOT New Corporate Video || NIOT Corporate Video-1 - English Version || NIOT Corporate Video-2-English Version || NIOT Corporate Video-Hindi Version|| On the nomination of MoES & PR of India-DG IMD the UN body World Meteorological Organisation(WMO) Geneva, appointed Dr R Venkatesan, GH OOS of NIOT as a Vice Chair of SG OOIS at a newly restructured WMO VC of the Study Group on Ocean Observations & Infrastructure Systems. Good recognition. || MoES Webinar Series

Our Former Directors of NIOT