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.
Presenting a new addition to the website: a page capturing some of the Icons, Logos, Brochures and Data Visualisation Infographics. read more
The Annual Report for April 2014-March 2015 is out. This time, it is a multimedia experience that we elcome you to share with us. read more
The latest edition of Sci-tech News, CSTEP's Newsletter, focuses on the developments in the world of New Materials. read more
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) requested CSTEP to assist them in proposing a case for continued Government support for BMTC. read more