Science and Technology

As per the NEC’s Vision 2020 recommendations special emphasis has been given on the S&T programmes encompassing Remote Sensing Application Programmes, Disaster Management related programmes, IT Applications, S&T Applications, Awareness including R&D and IT education. A good information technology base is essential for the development of every sector in the economy. Considering the importance of IT infrastructure for the development of virtually every sector in the economy of NER, this should be accorded top priority. Other areas for promotion of Science and Technology and its applications include rural technologies, eco-preservation etc.