To formulate policies on various aspects of science, technology and environment which are in the interest of the state and the country.
To formulate schemes/programmes on the various aspects of science, technology and environment.
To execute/ implement schemes on science, technology and environment of the Govt. of India, Government of Assam, North Eastern Council and other public bodies.
To promote research in the field of science, technology and environment in Assam by giving financial support to scientists, technical persons and experts working in institutions or otherwise in the State.
To advise the concerned departments/organisations of the Government of Assam, public bodies' etc. on various aspects of science, technology and environment, in so far as the departments/organisations are concern.