The etablishment of the Centre of Advanced Research in Nano Science and Technology (CARNT) in our L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, - is the historic event. To my mind Nano-technology is a sort of biomimicry. Undoubtedly Nano Science is the study of structures and materials on the scale of nanometres. Its quite simple, when structures of materials are made small enough- in the range of nanometre size- they can take on interesting and useful properties. Since technology is itself the application of science, Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular and supramolecular scale. It is something wonderful. One nanometre is a billionth of a metre i.e. 10-9 of a metre. There are 25,400,000 nanometres in an inch. A sheet of newspaper is about 100,000 nanometres thick. Therefore, I, on behalf of the university welcome you all to this land of wonders of Nano Science and Nanotechnology.

I wish for its grand success.


Prof. Surendra Pratap Singh


  • To harness the benefit of nanotechnology for:
  • judicious use of resources
  • economic growth
  • health security
  • overall development
  • to develop technologies
  • national requirements


  • To promote nanotechnology literacy at all levels
  • To provide active mentoring & Networking
  • To support to attract the brightest scientific minds to the field
  • Enable them to pursue successful careers as experts in nanotechnology
  • To promote interaction among researchers from different disciplines including Chemistry,Physics,
    Medicine,Engineering,Agriculture & Economics.


  • To create a dynamic teaching & research atmosphere
  • To promote interaction and synergies among the different groups of scientists working in the field of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology.
  • To create vibrant environment that will attract world-renowned Nanoscience and Nanotechnology researchers from diverse fields
  • To provide facilities of advanced scientific equipment to researchers


  • To turn students into the future generation leaders of high technology research and industry in India
  • To conduct seminars/workshops/conferences to promote Nanoscience & Nanotechnology in India.
  • The Centre will also establish joint collaborative programs with the up-coming industries in the field of Nanotech

Nano Mission

  • The main objectives of the Nano Mission are:
  • basic research promotion
  • Infrastructure development for carrying out front-ranking research
  • Development of nano technologies and their applications,human resource development
  • International collaborations.
  • The Centre will also establish joint collaborative programs with the up-coming industries in the field of Nanotech

Interested Agencies

  • Agencies interested in nano science devlopment are as follow:
  • Department of Science & Technology(DST)
  • Department of Electronics & Information Technology(DeiTY)
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR)
  • Department of Biotechnology(DBT)