C-DAC Silchar established in February 2014, is the 11th C-DAC centre in India. It is located inside the green and scenic campus of NIT Silchar. Its main aim is to give a boost to the development of the north eastern region using ICTE. Started in February 2014 with only 3 staffs with no infrastructure, the centre is now functioning with well established infrastructure capable of accommodating 20 employees (technical and administrative). Currently, the centre has a total strength of 18 dynamic, young members. It is equipped with a classroom, a library and a computer lab to cater to around 60 students. All the systems in the office are connected by a LAN which is a part of the C-DAC unified network. The centre mainly works in the thematic area of Software Technologies. It also conducts awareness and training programs in collaboration with other C-DAC centres on a regular basis aimed to improve and enhance IT-manpower in the north eastern region.
- To act as the nodal centre for C-DAC in this region and facilitate proliferation of C-DAC's tools and technologies developed at other centres,
- To initiate development projects that have relevance to the region,
- To achieve rapid and effective spread of knowledge in the areas of Electronics and Information Technology and
- To take up capacity and capability building in the region.