Institute for Plasma Research is an autonomous R & D organization under the authority of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India situated near west banks of river Sabarmati in Gujarat, India. This institute is largely involved in theoretical and experimental studies in plasma science including basic plasma physics, magnetically confined hot plasmas and plasma technologies for industrial application. The institute owns two operational tokamaks - ADITYA and Steady State Tokamak (SST) - 1. FCIPT, ITER-India and CPP-IPR, located in Gandhinagar and Guwahati are three divisions under IPR.

The climate in city of Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad (Twin City) is pleasant during month of March, when the days are warm and evenings are pleasant. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30 oC. Gandhinagar is popularly known as ‘Green City’ of India. Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad are major hub of Automobile, Electronics, IT, Pharmaceutical, Fashion and Design and higher educational institutions