Institute Research Council Meeting (IRC) This is a Institute monitoring mechanism. Attended by all the Heads of Divisions, Scientists and Chaired by Director. Projects are finally approved in this meeting. Two meetings are held annually viz. Half Yearly IRC reviews the progress of research during April – September; Annual IRC which reviews the progress of individual projects covering one year period from April of a year to March of the next year. One Hundred and Fifteenth (115) IRC was held on April 27, 2015.