The objective of Samarthaya Portal is to provide impetus to Knowledge sharing, Research and Information in the field of Architecture for the benefit of Architects, Schools of Architecture, Students and general public. It shall provide for a platform for cooperation and collaboration between Schools of Architecture and practising architects to share/upload their course material on the portal. The Portal will also facilitate online training of Architects to boost their knowledge and upgrade their skills..
The Portal also envisions a Digital Library for a combined catalogue of books available with Schools of Architecture which shall act as Knowledge Partners. Schools may also upload Accession registers of libraries as well as e-books/magazines/ journals.
To boost Research, the Portal shall allow users to conduct orientation on research methodologies and publish research/course details. It shall give access to architects/teachers/ architecture student/ participant of training programs for uploading links to their work published on the portal. User may compile the documentation of research carried out by architects/teachers/ architecture student/ participant training programs and submitted to COA.
The Portal shall also play a pivotal role in organizing and publishing details of the various Awards programs & Competitions of the Council to provide a digital platform for the conduct of jury for the students, schools, jury and public at large.
Apart from this, the Portal also endeavors to provide opportunities for placement for practical training, employment of architects and employment of faculty members in the schools of Architecture.