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AcSIR stands for the Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research. It is an Indian Institute of National Importance that has its headquarters at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Human Resource Development Centre Campus, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. AcSIR was established for granting doctoral and post-doctoral degrees. The establishment of the Academy has allowed for a centralised institution to manage research, which was formally enabled by Lok Sabha legislation back in 2010. This same Lok Sabha legislation was the one that had labelled the Academy as an Institute of National Importance. 

The AcSIR was established in 2010 by a resolution of the GOI on the 17th of June, 201, and the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Act, 2011 notified on the 3rd of April, 2012, as an Institution of National Importance, with an aim of furthering advancement in learning and research in the fields of science and technology as well as their interfaces in connection to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CISR). It is a meta-university that has study centres in thirty-seven laboratories and six units of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research which is spread across twenty-three cities in India.

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