To emerge as globally competitive India's foremost research institution in Nano Science and Technology and to contribute to the society through application of nanoscience and nanotechnology in the field of agriculture, medicine, energy and environment.


To be a world class research institution by creating state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities, engaging outstanding scientists from different branches of science and engineering, encouraging them to carry out their individual scientific research to be published in the best journals along with their mandate to jointly work on interdisciplinary projects to develop devices/technologies based on nano science and technology. To encourage all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology with major thrust on the following areas: agricultural nanotechnology, sensors, medical nanotechnology, nanotechnology based solutions for energy and environmen


  • Resource building – Infrastructure and Manpower
  • Enhance research activity in Nano Science and Nano Technology
  • Training students in PhD programme in Nano Science and Technology
  • Foster interactions between leading scientists of the world in Nano Science & Technology
  • Impart advanced training courses & laboratory techniques of nanotechnology at the highest level
  • Organizing important national and international level seminars and conferences
  • Encouraging innovative and challenging technology/product based scientific projects
  • Publish scientific papers of high impact factor
  • Generating patents in Nano Science and Technology
  • Setting up of incubators for translational research (from laboratory to industry)
  • Sensitizing public and media about the advantages and safeguards in Nano Science and Technology