OUR MISSION: TO ENRICH POLICY-MAKING WITH INNOVATIVE APPROACHES USING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR A SUSTAINABLE, SECURE AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETY

About CSTEP

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.

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CSTEPs Diary

  • Latest Blog Publication

    Policy Impact: A Think Tank's Perspective, Deeksha M Rao and Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, October 28, 2016. read more

  • Window Policy Publication

    Maintenance—An underrated piece in the solar energy puzzle, Harshid Sridhar, VCCircle, November 09, 2016. read more

  • Workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM Centric View’

    EMPRI  and CSTEP jointly organised a workshop on  November 9, 2016 at Hotel Le Meridien, Bengaluru. read more

  • Latest Publication

    An onerous task ahead, Sujatha Byravan, The Hindu, October 17, 2016. read more

  • Latest Blog Publication

    Measuring poverty: A hydra with many heads, Debapriya Das, VCCircle, October 12, 2016. read more