Since inception AIRTSC has been trying to provide a platform for the convergence between the Government, various other research organizations, professionals and other stakeholders on the issues related to development of disadvantaged and deprived communities of the state and beyond. It has also transformed its functioning so as to provide quality research, consultancy and information service to all its stakeholders including Government and civil societies. As a part of this process it has been working in collaboration with Tate Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati in organization of Training and Seminar since the year 2012. A number of faculties from TISS have been involved in various training and seminar organized by AIRTSC. This Directorate has also involved academicians from various universities, faculties from foreign universities, scientists from ISRO- Bhopal, Scientist from ICMR- Bangaluru, IIT- Guwahati, faculties from NIRD-Guwahati, IIBM-Khanapara, IIE- Lalmati, Guwahati, AIM- Bamunimaidam, Guwahati, Centre for Micro Finance & Livelihood, Guwahati, Gauhati University, National Scheduled Tribes Finance & Development Corporation, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India, Government Officers etc. as resources persons.
It has also doing collaborative research work with Institute of Research and Documentation of Indigenous Studies ( IRDIS ) a civil society organization known for its work in Research and documentation work on the issues related to indigenous people of Assam.
Being a nodal Institute for Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi it has also enhanced its function with other Tribal Research Institute of N.E. in the field of cultural exchange and data/information sharing etc.