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, 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 vision: To become the foremost institution for policy innovation and analysis.
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.
CSTEP announces the publication of its Annual report 2015-2016. read more
Public Policy Research in South Asia-Nature of Demand by Shweta Srinivasanand Samar Verma, Senior Program Officer (TTI). read more
Polysilicon Manufacturing in India: Go or No-Go analyses the status of indigenous manufacturing of polysilicon for solar PV applications in India to s read more
Description of a Policy Think-Tank, Prajavani, March 29, 2016. read more
I desire to dive from a soaring Tejas, Dr. V.S. Arunachalam interviewed, Prajavani, April 3, 2016. read more
Think Tanks in India, Dr. Jai Asundi, Modern Weekly China, March 31, 2016. read more
Smart grids can help electric vehicles tick, Sandhya Sundararagavan and Mridula D Bharadwaj, Deccan Herald, April 26, 2016. read more