The policy direction and guidance is provided to the Instituteby its Board of Management whose Chairman is the Secretaryto the Government of India , Ministry of Small Scale Industries.
The governing council of the institute is headed by Chairman,NEC and the Executive Committee is headed by the SecretarySSI & ARI, Govt. of India.
The institute since its inception has been successful in bringingabout resurgence in the entrepreneurial development scenarioin the remotest parts of northeastern India, which isconsidered as one of the backward regions of the country.
The institute’s quality management system has enabled it toearn the ISO 9001:2000certification from the Bureau of IndianStandards, Government of India