The Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST) established as Centre for ASTRA (Application of Science and Technology for Rural Areas) in 1974, is IISc inter-disciplinary research and technology development centre for providing sustainable solutions to host of global concerns, primarily dealing with energy, buildings and environment. The Centre's focus is on promoting Sustainable Technologies tailored to suit local conditions of resource availability and habitation.Read more




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  • Proud to launch our newsletter: EcoVision

    2024 February

  • Water supply without electricity: solution for Chhattisgarh’s irrigation challenges

    2023 December

  • Ms. Rasmi Mohan T, Ph.D. student of Prof. Yagnaseni Roy, is selected for PMRF under lateral entry mode.

    2023 October

  • Ms. Rasmi Mohan T, student of Dr. Yagnaseni Roy, has been awarded the "HUL fellowship for women PhD students in IISc" for their work on arsenic remediation.

    2023 October