Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is an Indian not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tanks in South Asia, its vision is to enrich the nation with technology-enabled policy options for equitable growth. CSTEP has grown to become a multi-disciplinary policy research organisation in the areas of Energy, Infrastructure, Security Studies, Materials, Climate Studies and Governance.

CSTEP's mission: Impact policy at governmental and corporate levels by assessing and designing science and technology options with informed and systematic analysis for (equitable and inclusive) human development and economic growth.

CSTEP is recognised as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Center is supported by grants from domestic and international foundations, industry trusts and governments. Grants and donations made to CSTEP are eligible for exemptions u/s 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. CSTEP is also registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.

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CSTEPs Diary

  • Latest Report Published

    CSTEP announce the publication of its latest report, Addressing the Challenges of RE Manufacturing in India: Horizon 2032. read more

  • SERIIUS Newsletter

    The latest edition of the SERIIUS Newsletter has been published and it showcases latest updates from the Industry, developments in the project and oth read more

  • Latest Issue of Aditi Bulletin

    The latest issue of Aditi Bulletin, focusing on 'Evaluating Policy Impact' has been published. read more

  • Latest Publication

    Lithium batteries can push India's energy security (Comment: Special to IANS), Tanmay Sarkar, Business Standard, January 30,2016. read more

  • Call for Tenders

    CSTEP along with the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi (IIT BHU) and BESCOM is embarking on a pilot smart grid implementation project. In this  read more

  • FSM Toolbox Launched

    FSM Toolbox, developed by AIT and CSTEP, launched for testing and validation by the Mayor of BBMP, Mr Manjunath Reddy on January 8, 2016. read more

  • Latest Blog Publication

    How think tanks attract, engage and retain its human resources: CSTEP’s HR Unit in Politics and Ideas. read more

  • Roundtable on Energy, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Roundtable on Energy, Agriculture and Rural Development on February 19, 2016 at the Hotel Patliputra Ashok, Patna. read more