SANEI comprises of member institutes based in the countries of South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Recently, initiatives have been taken to expand the SANEI network to remaining SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Maldives).
SANEI has a membership of 59 research institutes in the South Asia region. There are 15 research institutes from Bangladesh, 26 from India, 3 from Nepal, 10 from Pakistan and 5 from Sri Lanka. The Network encourages relevant research institutes of the region to become member of SANEI.