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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH (NICMAR) Walchand Center Walchand Terraces Tardeo Road Bombay 400 034 CONTACT: G. R. Dole, Deputy Registrar MISSION: To promote and upgrade the managerial capabilities and technical competency of the Indian construction industry. PRIMARY WORK: Conducts multidisciplinary education, training, research, and consultancy programs. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member contributions, annual subscriptions, tuition and consultancy fees, and contribution to research projects. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal, occasional publications, and bibliographies. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER, MADRAS; (SERC, MADRAS) CSIR Campus Taramani, Madras 600 113 CONTACT: M. Ramsiah, Director MISSION: To provide research ~ structural engineering, housing, and technical assistance to the building community. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in computer-aided design, off-shore structures, structural engineering, materials sciences, reinforced concrete, concrete composites, concrete construction techniques, and disaster-resistant buildings. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal of structural engineering, designs for low-cost housing, publications in professional journals, annual report, and specialty publications. INDONESIA DIRECTORATE OF BUILDING RESEARCH (DBR), CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (DPMB) 84 Jalan Tamansari (Tromol Pos 15) Bandung CONTACT: Karman Somawidjaja, Director 134