Dr. Kotnala had established Magnetic Measurement Standards Lab. of international level in NPL in 1998:
A laboratory for primary standards on magnetic measurements was established and on Jan 8, 2012 this lab has been internationally recognized for 10 magnetic measurements parameters in the preview of ISO:17025 for International Bureau of Weights & Measure, (BIPM) France. Industrial consultancy service rendered to nine big industrial houses & PSUs for solving magnetic materials & measurements associated with complex problems of industries. It certifies that these parameters capability is comparable to the best in the world and certificates issued by Dr. Kotnala’s lab to the industries are valid internationally. It includes electrical steel power loss measurements by IEC-404.2 international standard test.
Magnetic Measurement methods developed at NPL
He also planned & guided to establish a lab on Advanced Anchoic EMI/EMC testing lab testing at EQDC Gandhinagar (Gujarat Govt.). Lot of other activities related to ISO:17025 standard were supported for EQDC being an active Governing Body member.