Strengthen the commitments of building an interdisciplinary platform within IIT environment for doing state-of-the-art research on various aspects of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Provide equal opportunities and exposure to students covering a wide spectrum from high school to research graduates. Mentoring them with the research-based learning and provide them a facility to innovate and nurture their ideas.
Recognize the importance of bridging the gap that exists between theory, simulations with observations in various thrust areas.
Promote multi-facet nature of involvement in large scale projects both at the national and international level.
Create a holistic department with faculties covering a wide range of research areas.