The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) was founded in 1993. NIOT is an autonomous society. The National Institute of Ocean Technology is managed by a Governing Council and the Director is the head of the Institute. The major objective of beginning NIOT below the Ministry of Earth Sciences is to develop authentic indigenous technology to understand the several engineering problems linked with collecting of non-living and living resources in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Dr.M.A.Atmanand is the Director of The National Institute of Ocean Technology.
National Institute of Ocean Technology
NIOT Campus, Velachery – Tambaram Main Road,
Chennai – 600 100,