Synthetic & Art Silk Mills' Research Association (SASMIRA) is a cooperative venture set up by the man-made textile industry of India after independence as a multi-functional institute to serve its scientific and technological needs. The Association was established in 1950. The college was supported by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and other Government agencies that culminated into establishment of SASMIRA, earlier known as Silk and Art Silk Millsâ€™ Research Association.
The association is engaged in multifarious activities with the prime objective of rendering scientific & technical assistance to the textile industry, thereby assisting its growth and development. These activities include research and development, technical services and testing, instrumentation, technical education, dissemination of technical information and organizing seminars and conferences. The association received several awards and certificates from various agencies in recognition of its contribution towards indigenous development of products for saving foreign exchange through import substitution.