Connecting Science and Technology for a brighter tomorrow

Particulars of organization, functions and duties

North East Institute of Science & Technology, (formerly Regional Research Laboratory), Jorhat, Assam, was founded in the year 1961 as one of the multidisciplinary laboratories of CSIR. Its major thrust of R&D activities has been to develop indigenous technologies by utilizing the immense natural wealth of India. The North Eastern Region of the country is bestowed with abundance of material resources like petroleum, natural gas, minerals, tea as well as aromatic and medicinal plants and hence the Laboratory was targeted to undertake research for development of know-how for a wide range of industries. Over the years, the Laboratory has generated more than 100 technologies in the area of Agro-technology, Building materials, Drugs & Drugs intermediates, Inorganic chemicals, pesticides, Oilfield chemicals, and specialty paper and boards.

The Laboratory has also developed expertise in the areas of seismic study, ecology and environment studies, geotechnical investigations, foundation design engineering, testing of soil and building materials, analysis of water, food, edible oil, ores and minerals, metals, chemicals, petroleum products, fertilizer, etc.

Functions of Research Council

Functions of Management Council