ASA (Air South Asia), the open platform, has the following objectives:
- Creation of an open-access digital repository of past and present ongoing work (i.e. research projects and publications, non-governmental efforts, media stories etc.) in the region.
- Creation of an open forum to facilitate communication among researchers in the region, and an entry point for global researchers interested in conducting research in the region.
- Dissemination of information through an air quality newsletter and showcasing ‘champions’ and ‘best practices’.
- Mentorship and professional development opportunities for the younger researchers.