Located in the Chinchwad-Talegaon-Chakan rich automotive district of Pune, the Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute is a facility for providing support to Small & Medium Enterprises. The Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute provides an area of common facility, validation, training, seminar, workshop and market promotional activities especially for the automotive and engineering sector. This institute has established Pune as one of the biggest names in playing host to some of the biggest events in the automobile sector. Established under the guardianship of the Industrial Infrastructure Up-gradation Scheme (IIUS) of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Supported by Government of Maharashtra, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation with initiative of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA). ACDRIL Pune is appreciated as a unique model of technology infrastructure for innovations, technology upgradation, new product development, prototyping, testing etc.