Government has set up an autonomous Institute namely “National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE)” under the administrative control of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) by converting the existing Solar Energy Centre (SEC) with its headquarters and research facilities at Gwalpahari Village, Distt. Gurgaon (Haryana).
The main objective of setting up the National Institute would be to assist the Ministry and function as the apex National Centre for research and technology development and related activities in the area of solar energy technologies in the country. The institute would also perform all related tasks to achieve this objective to coordinate various S&T related tasks under the Mission and other activities as decided by the Government from time to time. Its affairs will be managed by a Governing Council to be headed by Secretary, MNRE and an Executive Committee headed by Director General.