IASST Guwahati to be an autonomous Institute

New Delhi, Feb 26 : The Union Cabinet today approved the request of the Assam Government for conversion of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati into an autonomous grants-in-aid institute of the Government of India, under the Department of Science and Technology.

This would meet the hopes and aspirations of people of Assam and North Eastern Region.

IASST would endeavor to spot local scientific talent and inspire them to attain national and global level of competence.

This would lead to enrichment of the culture of scientific research and would have significant impact on the development of resources of the Assam and the Region as a whole.