Known as the cradle of Space Sciences in India, the Physical Research Laboratory ( PRL ) was founded in 1947 by Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. As a unit of Department of Space, Government of India, PRL carries out fundamental research in selected areas of Physics, Space & Atmospheric Sciences, Astronomy, Astrophysics & Solar Physics, and Planetary & Geo-Sciences.


Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai, the Founder of PRL and a distinguished cosmic-ray and space scientist, is....

Our Director

Dr. Anil Bhardwaj

Dr. Anil Bhardwaj received his M.Sc. from Lucknow University (1987) and Ph.D. from IIT ....