Ministries & Departments

Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali

Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali (Punjab), an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has been established under the umbrella of Nano Mission, to boost research and development in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in India. INST brings together biologists, chemists, physicists, materials scientists and engineers having interest in nanoscience and technology. The aim is to generate processes, technologies and devices directed towards national priorities especially in sectors like Agriculture, defence, healthcare, energy, environment and water. INST encourages outstanding research resulting in publications in the best internationally acclaimed journals , develop processes for strategic materials for indigenous production (import substitution), generate devices and advanced technology for defence and for commercialisation and also develop low-cost affordable devices especially in healthcare for the socially deprived section of our society. INST is also promoting science and inculcating the practice to develop technology in India amongst the young generation of the nation through its Outreach program especially for rural, remote and under-served schools by delivering talks in order to scrape out the hidden gems which when polished may light up the natural and international scientific sky. Through its various activity INST is committed to contribute significantly to the National Societal Programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Swasth Bharat, Smart Cities, Smart Villages, supporting the Strategic Sector, Make in India and Clean & Renewable Energy through scientific means and by making use of technologies to address requirements of these program.

Research Areas: Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Ministries: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Contact Name: Prof. Amitava Patra, Director

Contact Address: Institute of Nano Science and Technology Habitat Centre (INST), Sector-81, Knowledge City, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab-140306

Contact Phone: 0172-2210073, 0172-2211074


Fax: 0172-2211074

State: Punjab

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