Genesis & Overview

North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR)

NECTAR is an autonomous society, set up under Department of Science & Technology, Government of India with its headquarter at Shillong, Meghalaya. The Centre will look at harnessing and leveraging niche frontier technologies available with central scientific departments and institutions. In order to assist the north eastern region, NECTAR will be ensuring applications of appropriate technologies for development in the areas of biodiversity concerns, watershed management, telemedicine, horticulture, infrastructure planning & development, planning and monitoring, and tele-schooling using cutting edge MESHNET solutions, employment generation etc. through utilization of local products/resources and associated skill development. The Centre is sought to be designed in terms of:

  • The Role of Solution Designer
  • Being a Partnership Institution
  • Technology Assistance to the State Government in North Eastern Region
  • Assistance to State Government in Technology Assisted Decision Support Systems Focus on Technology Reach Function
  • Differentiated Approach from Technology Development Organizations