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Our Mission

The mission of the Institute and its people is to work in partnership with visionary sponsors and collaborators to generate the knowledge and innovations required for efficient utilization of our coastal wasteland, sea water, marine algae, solar power and silicates. The Institute will also harness its capabilities in biosciences, chemical transformation, process engineering, environmental monitoring, separation science and analysis to address focused needs of industries and organizations in the region and beyond.

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List of shortlisted candidates for Ph.D. admission in AcSIR in Jan 2016 batch


A Booklet on Effective Removal of Arsenic from Ground Water Covering

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