Lithium-ion battery designed in Karaikudi

karaikuduYoung scientists of Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CSIR- CECRI), Karaikudi have made a landmark achievement in the history of electrochemical research by developing the first indigenous lithium ion battery in the country.

This invention would make India self reliant in lithium ion battery manufacturing shortly and thereby stop dependence on East Asian countries.

“Nearly 8-10 million lithium ion batteries are imported from Japan, China and South Korea every month which costs nearly Rs 200 per cell,” told scientist Kuldeep Singh Kakran

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