Delivery of science-led solutions, development and deployment of location-specific appropriate technologies for creation and improvement of sustainable livelihoods, primarily for enabling disadvantaged sections of the society.


Inclusive development in a sustainable manner to improve quality of life.



  • To catalyze & support research, development and adaptation of need-based technologies to address the identified societal challenges.
  • Bridging the rural-urban divide through harnessing the potential benefit of indigenous and advanced technologies and knowhow for various cross sections of the society.
  • Creating sustainable livelihood opportunities through local resource management, skill development and S&T led entrepreneurship amongst the disadvantaged sections of the society.
  • To strengthen the Science & Knowledge capacity of NGOs and similarly for improving the field and outreach capabilities of Knowledge Institutions.