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.
The latest edition of Sci-tech News, CSTEP's Newsletter, focuses on the Solar PV Rooftop. read more
Editing in a Think Tank: a Challenge and a Way Out, Abhijit Chakraborty and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, On Think Tanks, Septmber 23, 2016. read more
Political Economy of Renewable Energy Deployment in India read more
The current issue focuses on Working in a Consortium. read more
Lacunae plague Smart Cities Mission, Gayathri Muraleedharan and Sonali Anusree Patro, September 21, 2016. read more
Event was organised by CSTEP, India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) in Bengaluru on September 7, 2016. read more
Evolution of the indian power sector post-Independence, Murali Ramakrishnan Ananthakumar & Safinaz Saif, VCCircle, September 23, 2016. read more
Bengaluru, it's time to wake up and see the realities of water! authored by Shri. S V Ranganath. read more
Potential of concentrated solar power for decentralised power generation applications, Badri S. Rao, VCCircle, September 26, 2016 read more