CSIR-NML performs R&D investiagations for MSMEs, promotes entrepreneurships based on technologies and conducts various activities targeting local youths, college and school students, faculty members of colleges and teachers of secondary and higher secondary schools.
For local youths and college students, since 2017, CSIR-NML is conducting CSIR Integrated Skill Training Initiative.
CSIR-NML also offers Summer and Winter training to engineering students every year.
In addition, ITI, Diploma and Garduate Apprentice trainees are inducted for on-the job training.
Since July’2011, CSIR-NML started School–NML Interactive Programme (SNIP) which received a wide publicity and appreciation from the school/general public and is very well covered by the press and media. Under this programme, CSIR-NML invites schools for interaction with scientists and to have exposure to research environment. The medium of communication is provided as per the choice of student for their convenience. The purposes of this programme is to inculcate interest towards science and motivate them to pursue carrier in science stream in near future. In addition to SNIP, there are other programs for science promotion.