C-DAC has today emerged as a premier R&D organization in IT&E (Information Technologies and Electronics) in the country working on strengthening national technological capabilities in the context of global developments in the field and responding to change in the market need in selected foundation areas. In that process, C-DAC represents a unique facet working in close junction with MeitY to realize nation’s policy and pragmatic interventions and initiatives in Information Technology. As an institution for high-end Research and Development (R&D), C-DAC has been at the forefront of the Information Technology (IT) revolution, constantly building capacities in emerging/enabling technologies and innovating and leveraging its expertise, caliber, skill sets to develop and deploy IT products and solutions for different sectors of the economy, as per the mandate of its parent, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) of C-DAC has established the Center of Excellence at North-East in association with National Institute of Technology, Agartala for skill development in ICT and new venture with Assam Engineering College, Guwahati for capacity building especially in the filed of IoT, Big Data Analytics & HPC .
Assam Engineering College (AEC), established in the year 1955 by the Government of Assam, has been the first engineering institute of the entire North-Eastern part of India. Over the years, it has not only fulfilled its responsibility of imparting quality education and bringing forth technical expertise but also fulfilled the greater cause of serving the society. Today, it is a premier technical institute and a hub of academic and supplementary activities in the region. It has also undertaken joint research projects and consulting assignments through collaboration with Government, industry and other funding organizations.