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General Outline of The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection (JSNDI)

The Society is an academic research organization promoting Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), and is under the jurisdiction of Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. It originated as a voluntary group in 1952 for the exchange of NDT technical information, to facilitate and promote reserch in this field and to apply NDT technology. In 1955 it was incorporated as "The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection," and since that time has continued to enlarge its sphere of activities. JSNDI celebrated the 50th anniversary in 2002.

Designation The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection(JSNDI)
Address MBR 99 Bldg., 4th Floor 67 Kanda-Sakumagashi Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 101-0026
Date Established October 25, 1952 as a research and technical group and approved as a corporation on November 17, 1955
Basic Assets 20 million yen
Number of Members 2,595,Corporate:582,Students:63,Foreign:33, Sustaining:11 as of April 1,1999
Staff 20 (as of July 1, 2008)
Activities Academic investigation and promotion of research,trainig, informatiion,dissemination,standardization,publishing and personnel certfication,which are related to NDT in general
Anual expenditure Approximately 820 million yen (based on 1997 performance)
Academic related:120 million yen
Business related: 700 million yen(Training: 140 million yen,Personnel certification: 340 million yen,Publication:220 million yen)