Rural Technology Centre
This center is a Production and Training center aimed at upgrading the livelihood skills of rural artisans and youth in the non-farm sector. This includes pottery, carpentry, black smithy and coir fibre product manufacturing.
Research and Development in Appropriate Technology
Research, development and technology transfer programmes concentrate on water & sanitation, low-cost construction technology, development of artisan tools and machinery and natural dye. Mitraniketan has a Core-Support group of the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India), and the Technology Resource Center of CAPART.