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IIT Guwahati Unveils SWASTHA Project & ISO 5/6 Clean Room For Nanotech

Inauguration of SWASTHA Project and ISO 5/6 Clean Room Facilities

  • Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, Shri S. Krishnan, inaugurated the groundbreaking SWASTHA project and the state-of-the-art ISO 5 and 6 Clean Room Facilities at IIT Guwahati’s Centre for Nanotechnology on 9th February 2024.
  • Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati, and other dignitaries were also present at the event.

Significance of Clean Room Facilities

  • First of their kind in the North Eastern region of India.
  • Aim to revolutionize nanoelectronics and nanomaterial fabrication, semiconductor devices development, and quantum technologies.
  • Jointly sponsored by MeitY and IIT Guwahati.


  • Aims to pioneer healthcare advancements through advanced nanoelectronic theranostic devices.
  • Supported by MeitY, focusing on delivering high-quality products and prototypes in micro/nano electronics and nanomaterials.

National Mission Augmentation

  • Set to significantly boost the Indian Semiconductor Mission and Quantum Mission programmes.
  • Foster collaboration between academia and industry, propelling India towards self-reliance and technological leadership.

Visionary Leadership and Collaborative Endeavors

  • Shri S. Krishnan highlighted the significance of these advancements for the North-Eastern region.
  • Acknowledged collaborative efforts of MeitY, IIT Guwahati faculty, and scholars in setting new benchmarks for scientific excellence.

Catalyzing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Geared towards catalyzing deep-tech invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
  • Aims to generate revenue, facilitate collaboration, and support start-ups in transforming ideas into solutions.

Future Outlook

  • Marks a leap forward in India’s quest for technological excellence and self-reliance.
  • Lays the foundation for advancements in nanoelectronics and healthcare.

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