NITRA or Northern India Textile Research Association is considered to be one of the chief textile research institutes in India. Started in the year 1947, NITRA is located over a 50-acre land at NCR Ghaziabad, New Delhi. This ISO 9001:2008 certified association does an excellent job in various textile-related departments like research and development, providing technical consultation, evaluating the quality of the materials, manpower training, and publishing different technical books and papers related to textiles. They offer various kinds of testing services like Physical Quality evaluation, chemical quality evaluation, environment testing, heat and flame testing, eco testing, polymer textile testing, and technical textile testing. All the testing laboratories of NITRA are NABL accredited and BIS recognized.