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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  • IISc Alumni Reunion 2022

    2022 December

  • Results: Mid-term Admissions 2022

    2022 December

  • National workshop on low-carbon construction materials and “green” building architecture

    2022 November

  • Dr. Kavita Verma, working as a Research Associate with Prof. Lakshminarayana Rao, is selected for the SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

    2022 November