Auto Cluster Pioneering in Providing Infrastructure Support

Solutions that Promote Innovations and Collective Learning

Located in the Chinchwad-Talegaon-Chakan automotive district of Pune, the Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute is a facility for providing support to Small and Medium Enterprises. The Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute provide an area of the common facility, validation, training, seminar, workshop, and market promotional activities, especially for the automotive and engineering sector. This institute has established Pune as one of the biggest names in playing host to some of the biggest events in the automobile sector. Established under the guardianship of the Industrial Infrastructure Up-gradation Scheme (IIUS) of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Supported by Government of Maharashtra, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation with the initiative of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), supported by Government of Maharashtra and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation.

ACDRIL Pune is known for its unique model of technology infrastructure for innovations, technology up-gradation, new product development, prototyping, testing, etc. Auto Cluster is planning for supporting and developing key technologies such as e-mobility, searching new avenues of Design Validation platforms for future mobility under the expert’s guidance.

Auto Cluster also acts as a catalyst for Industry-Academia by creating a network through the online social platforms and arranging expert guidance series for the betterment of future industry personnel/engineers. So, our Tech Equipment and machinery is to serve MSEME’s from conceptual stage to validation of product at the same time our infrastructure is widely used for exhibitions, seminars by Industry as well as Industry Associations and Government Agencies.

 Our team at Auto Cluster ensures the following of social responsibilities in this pandemic situation by maintaining social distancing. We also support the development of proto PPE kit parts, medical equipment proto parts. Auto Cluster has extended its additional support by converting the Exhibition Centre to a COVID – Hospital for PCMC, during the time of the pandemic.

Our Certifications

Our certifications help us in continuous growth and our commitment to excellence. The certifications and associations ensure that our processes are aligned to meet various national and international standards of quality and delivery. Our business processes are aligned to deliver the customer the best of services and product quality.

ISO 9001:2015 Certifications and NABL Accredited Lab


Our Vision and Mission


Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute Chinchwad represent the excellence centre for component development support to nearby MSMEs, State of the art exhibition centre for showcasing the products and services, knowledge hub providing training programs, and running skill development initiatives.


ACDRI exists to promote innovations and collective learning in the areas of product design and development to local industry by providing appropriate and focused support. To assist in improving confidence, competence and reliability by providing well-designed training programs to the employees and students. ACDRI assist in appropriate technology transfer and adoption of new technologies. It is also facilitating information sharing and continuous quality improvement.

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Our Team

 Meet our innovative team, they are committed towards providing services that meet the various national and international standards as per the client requirement. Our team is qualified, professional, and skilled along with being aware of the latest industry trends. 


Board of Directors ​

Kiran Vaidya

Mr. Kiran Vaidya

Managing Director, Auto Cluster
Shravan Hardikar

Mr. Shravan Hardikar

(Chairman) Commissioner - PCMC
Pravin Tupe

Mr. Pravin Tupe

Addl. Commissioner - PCMC

Mr. Sudhir Mehta

Present President of MCCIA

Mr. Prashant Girbane

Director General, MCCIA

Mr. Deepak Mahendra

Representative of MCCIA

Mr. S.S. Survase

Present Joint Director of Industries (Pune Region)

Mr. Nilkhant Marathe

President Director, ARAI

Dr. B. B. Ahuja

Director - COEP