We thank you for your interest to become a Member of IPIRTI Society. Your membership helps IPIRTI’s efforts towards fulfilling its mandate and vision in the area of sustainable development of wood panel industries and Environmental conservation. This Membership entails you for a host of benefits as given below.


Technical support services related to processing and production of plywood in the form of Telephonic advice or direct contact, through correspondence, through visit to factories, etc., are provided.


Concession to SSI/MSI/LSI and life member firms in testing(other than tests under Project/Consultancy mode) and training fees.


Provide solutions to common problems of the industries and their needs through regional workshops/meetings. A free visit to the member firms in the region will be made after the workshop by a group of scientists to solve their floor level problems.


Arranging Training and Education for the candidates sponsored by the factories through regular short term vocational courses as well as specially conducted courses as per the request of sponsors.


Preference in providing well educated and trained production workforce to the plywood and panel industries through One year Post Graduate Diploma Course.


IPIRTI product certification only to member firms


Focus will be given to problems and needs of the industries in IPIRTI R&D projects.


Formulation of specifications for the new products developed by the industry and issue of draft amendments to existing standards.


Highlight the problems of the industry at Ministry/Government level.


Undertaking sponsored projects given by the factory for their process and product development


Enlighten the Members as well as non-Members from the Wood and Wood-based Industries regarding the significant achievements and other important events conducted in the Institute during the quarter, as well as research and training planned for the following quarter, through Quarterly IPIRTI News.


The references of the selected articles on wood and wood products chosen from a wide range of National/International Journals which are of interest to the user groups are provided as “Wood Products Research Update” through email service. (email ID to be provided by the interested users). In addition, direct web links have also been provided for more detailed information.

Membership Category
Membership Fee

Honorary membership

To individuals for their valuable contribution, by invitation from the Institute,

Life membership for the corporate sector through application on payment of

(i) Rs.1,20,000/- + 18% GST for SSI scale units and (ii) Rs.2,40,000/- + 18% GST for Medium/Large scale units. The payment of Life membership amount can be in four equal instalments payable half-yearly

Annual Membership - manufacturers of panels from wood and other lignocellulosic materials through application on payment of

(i) Rs.12,000/- + 18% GST for SSI scale units (ii) Rs.24,000/- +18% GST for 1st year and thereafter Rs.18,000/- + 18% GST every year for Medium/Large Scale units

Associate Member – other manufacturers like machinery, resins and chemicals, etc.,

Rs.6,000/- per year + 18% GST


A member is eligible to participate and vote in Annual General Body meeting of IPIRTI Society, as well can be nominated to the Board of Governors of IPIRTI and various other committees of the Institute.

We will be glad to reply to your queries, if any. Application form is hereby enclosed.


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