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-East 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.

CSTEPs 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

  • Talk by Dr. Anjali K. Mohan

    Dr. Anjali K. Mohan, Research consultant at CITAPP and Institutional Expert, HDC will be delivering a talk on E-governance in Karnataka at CSTEP on Ja read more

  • Latest Report Published

    CSTEP announce the publication of its latest report, A Sustainable Development Framework for India’s Climate Policy: Interim Report. read more

  • Talk by Dr. S. Padmanabha

    Dr. Sudha Padmanabha, Senior CDM Specialist, Fair Climate Network, delivered a talk at CSTEP on ‘Fair Climate Network’s work in Rural Sett read more

  • Panelist on the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat

    CSTEP has been invited by the U.S. Department of Energy to be a panel memeber of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat to review initiatives  read more

  • TTI Exchange 2015

    A film comissioned by IDRC on CSTEP, produced by GLP Films, will be showcased at the upcoming TTI Exchange 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey between February 1 read more