Research Council is the most important body in CSIR-CECRI whose mission is to improve decision making recruitment and public policy on R&D activities, increase public understanding, and promote the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in matters involving electrochemical science and technology. The Research Council's independent, expert reports and other scientific activities inform policies and actions that have the power to improve the lives of people in India.
As suggested by the CSIR Rules and Regulations & Bye-Laws, the Research Council would be comprising of:
I. Five external experts one of whom shall be designated as Chairman.
II. Representatives of concerned Scientific Departments/Agencies of Govt. of India.
III. Director of the laboratory.
IV. Director/Senior Scientist from a sister Laboratory;
Director-General or his representative shall be permanent invitee. Members at (i), (ii) and (iv) including the Chairman shall be nominated by Director-General. The Secretary of the Research Council shall be nominated by the Director. The Secretariat for Research Council shall be provided by the concerned laboratory. The term of nominated members of Research Council shall be for a period of three years. The Research Council shall meet not less than two times in a year