About Lucknow

Hub of Education and Research Organizations

S.No Name of University/ Deemed University Website Address
1 Indian Institute of Management www.iiml.ac.in
2 Lucknow University www.lkouniv.ac.in
3 UP Technical University www.uptu.ac.in
4 RML National Law University www.rmlnlu.ac.in
5 Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University,  www.bbau.ac.in
6 Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University  www.dsmru.up.nic.in
7 Amity University, Lucknow campus www.amity.edu/lucknow
8 BBD University www.bbdu.ac.in
9 SRM University www.srmu.ac.in
10 Integral University www.integraluniversity.ac.in
11 King George Medical University www.kgmu.org
12 SG Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences www.sgpgi.ac.in
13 RML Institute of Medical Sciences www.rmlims.in
14 Bhatkhande Music Institute, Deemed University www.bhatkhandemusic.edu.in

Hub of Research & Development Organizations

S.No Name of Organization Website Address
1 Research, Development, Standards Organization, Indian Railways www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in
2 Central Institute of Medical and Aromatic Plants, CSIR www.cimap.res.in
3 Central Drug Research Institute, CSIR www.cdriindia.org
4 Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, CSIR www.iitrindia.org
5 National Botanical Research Institute, CSIR www.nbri.res.in
6 Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, ICAR www.iisr.nic.in
7 The Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, ICAR www.cishlko.org
8 National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, ICAR www.nbfgr.res.in
9 Biotech Park, Lucknow www.biotechpark.org.in

Large and MSME Companies

Lucknow is famous for chikan textile work. It has large companies like TCS, Tata Motors, Scooter India and HAL and more than 700 MSME.

Communication and Information Technology

HCL Technologies is developing an IT SEZ on 100 acres land. There are many medium size IT companies e.g. SRM Techsol Pvt. Ltd, Medma Infomatics, eSoft Technologies, APV India, Next Gen Applications , Laitkor Infosolutions Pvt. Limited and Sing Sys Software Services Pvt. Ltd. Few hundred micro enterprises employing approximately 10 persons are operative.


Central Institute of Medical and Aromatic Plants, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Central Drug Research Institute, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, National Botanical Research Institute, Four research organizations of Indian council of Agriculture Research including Indian Sugarcane Research Institute are at Lucknow. In addition R&D work is done at SGPGI Medical Sciences, KGMU, RML IMS, and at Universities. Biotech Park has many companies as Incubation centre. Many Bio-pharma companies even exist.


There are many electronics service companies, mainly related to communication and internet but few electronics manufacturing companies exist; hence there is good opportunity for new companies in this area, keeping in view incentives provided by the Government.

Industry Associations

Confederation of Indian Industries, Indian Industries association (apex body of MSME), PHD chamber of commerce and industries, Assocham, Tie chapter, CSI chapter, Association of Knowledge Workers and many scientific and social associations, like LMA.