Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI)

To address the issues of intelligible (accessibility), maintenance, redundancy, and duplication of pricy equipment within the institutions.

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Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI)
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Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI) - Background Context

The Department of Science & Technology has initiated a special scheme called “Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI)”.

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About the scheme

Aim: To deal with the necessity for building shared, professionally managed, and powerful S&T infrastructure within the country which is quickly accessible to academia, start-ups, manufacturing & production, processing industry, and R&D labs, etc.

Implementation

These Centres are expected to deal with major analytical instruments to supply common services of high-end analytical testing, thus avoiding ambiguity & duplication and minimizing dependency on foreign sources.
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DST has already found three such establishments within the country they are

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - (IIT-Kharagpur)
  • Indian Institute of Technology - (IIT-Delhi)
  • Banaras Hindu University - (IIT-Varanasi)

Objectives of the Scheme

To address the issues of intelligible (accessibility), maintenance, redundancy, and duplication of pricy equipment within the institutions.

This will also encourage a robust culture of cooperation between institutions and across regimens to benefit advantage of developments, innovations, and expertise in a wide variety of areas.