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.
A new study by CSTEP focuses on providing a cohesive undertsanding of 'Smart Cities' and proposes a Reference Framework for implementing the S read more
Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India will be presenting Dr. V.S. Arunachalam with the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 on September 23, 2015. read more
NITI Aayog and CSTEP are jointly organising a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on October 13 & 14, 2015 at Windsor Manor, Bengaluru to help the g read more