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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya works as a Senior Research Scientist and holds a Master's degree in Urban and Rural Planning. She has over 8 years of professional experience in the areas of Urban Planning and Policy Advisory for Regional plans, and urban governance. She also has experience...

Prof. Chandrasekaran VS

Prof. V.S. Chandrasekaran holds a Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool. He has recently been awarded Professor Emeritus by IIT Bombay, Mumbai for his outstanding contributions made to IIT Bombay. Prior to CSTEP, he served as the head of the Civil Engineering Department and also was the head of the...

Workshop on Generating High Quality Think Tanks in India

CSTEP, in association with the Think Tank Initiative, organised a 3-day workshop to inaugurate an 18 month long Capacity Building Programme in South Asian Think Tanks in New Delhi on May 9-11, 2017. ...

Aditi Bulletin March 2014

Aditi was conceptualised to capture information/ anecdotes/data from various Think Tanks. The main objective of Aditi is to discuss institutional issues of common interest such as funding, human resources, research capacity, institutional issues of policy research etc. This bulletin is an initiative...

Growth of Nuclear Energy in India: Industrial Challenges and Prospects

The Indian nuclear energy programme is at crossroads with several alternative pathways of industrial development potentially open to it. These possibilities include options for technology selection and development, as well as for organising the efforts of the state-owned entities and private compani...

Aditi Bulletin June 2014

Aditi was conceptualised to capture information/ anecdotes/data from various Think Tanks. The main objective of Aditi is to discuss institutional issues of common interest such as funding, human resources, research capacity, institutional issues of policy research etc. This bulletin is an initiative...

Aditi Bulletin September 2014

Aditi was conceptualised to capture information/ anecdotes/data from various Think Tanks. The main objective of Aditi is to discuss institutional issues of common interest such as funding, human resources, research capacity, institutional issues of policy research etc. This bulletin is an initiative...

Karnataka- Greenhouse gas inventory

This report consists of a Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Karnataka. It also discusses in length about the climate variability and climate change projections for the mid-term period from 2021 to 2050. The impact of climate change on forests; the agricultural sector; the water resources of Karnataka, as...

Indian Power Supply Position

India’s installed capacity, excluding captive power, allows for a modest per capita consumption. The generation is insufficient to meet the demand, resulting in an overall shortfall of both peak capacity and energy. There is a strong push towards increasing supply, with an aim of tripling capa...

Karnataka’s Power Sector Roadmap for 2021-22

The objective of this report is to evaluate Karnataka’s current and future power position till the year 2021–22. This report will provide a diagnostic analysis of the issues in the state’s power sector and discuss options to address them. Specifically, the study seeks to estimate t...

Harnessing Solar Energy: Options for India

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) announced in December 2009 envisages the installation of over 20,000 MW of grid-connected solar power and another 2,000 MW of off-grid solar power by 2022. Given that the installed capacity stands at merely 10 MW, to realise these targets, clear lo...

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities

Karnataka has about 30,000 MW of estimated Renewable Energy (RE) potential, making it one of the top five RE-rich states in the country. Despite having a comprehensive state RE policy, the state has lagged behind in terms of RE capacity addition over the past few years. It is imperative to address t...

Integrated Urban Sanitation Decision Support Tool

As a result of inappropriate planning and management, urban infrastructure has not been able to keep up with the demands of the growing urban population. Poor sanitation and its contribution to the spread of diseases and pollution cannot be neglected. It has been made evident that there is a lack of...

Rechargeable Sodium-ion Battery: High Capacity Ammonium Vanadate Cathode with Enhanced Stability at High Rate

Rechargeable Sodium-ion Battery: High Capacity Ammonium Vanadate Cathode with Enhanced Stability at High Rate, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Ananta Sarkar, Sudeep Sarkar, Tanmay Sarkar, Parveen Kumar, Mridula Dixit Bharadwaj, and Sagar Mitra, July 20, 2015....

24x7 Power for All: Strategies for Karnataka

The aim of the Power for All initiative launched by the Government o India is to provide 24x7 power to the entire country by 2019. This study, assigned by Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), focuses on identifying key implementable strategies for the state to achieve the objectives s...

Re-assessment of India’s On-shore Wind Power Potential

Wind energy is an important contributor to the global power sector. India ranks fourth with installed wind power capacity of 26 GW. The sector has seen exponential growth adding 1.5–3 GW of power per annum. There are, however, multiple independent reassessment studies that peg wind power poten...

Preparation, Structure Study and Electrochemistry of Layered H2V3O8 Materials: High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode

Preparation, Structure Study and Electrochemistry of Layered H2V3O8 Materials: High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode authored by Sudeep sarkar; Arghya Bhowmik; Jaysree Pan; Mridula Dixit; Sagar Mitra, The International Journal on the Science and Technology of Electrochemical Energy Sys...

Nuclear Power in India: The Road Ahead

Nuclear Power has the potential for playing a major role in India’s quest for more power and is an important source of long-term energy security. The current nuclear capacity contributes 3% of the electricity. Future nuclear growth projections suggest the need for a dramatic growth in the comi...

Workshop on Generating High Quality Think Tanks in India

Think Tank Initiative and CSTEP jointly organised a workshop "Generating High Quality Think Tanks in India" which inaugurates this Capacity Building programme and also discuss issues of broader interest to Think Tanks on May 9-11, 2017 in New Delhi....

Introduction to the FSM toolbox

The FSM toolbox intents on being a ‘one-stop database’ for the key players involved in the FSM program, these programs cover seven aspects of FSM: institutional, regulatory, technology, advocacy, capacity building, financial and monitoring. The Training workshop "Introduction t...

Generating High Quality Think Tanks in India

This workshop inaugurates this Capacity Building programme and will also discuss issues of broader interest to Think Tanks.The programme consortium includes CSTEP (lead organisation), Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF), Institute for Social a...

Santool

The tool (Proof-of-Concept) for platform for integrated sanitation investment planning is supported by funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This tool will support city-wide sanitation planning by providing information on sanitation systems through an integrated assessment of technologie...

Pro-bono

CSTEP has undertaken short-term studies in areas of national importance and also to expand our knowledge and capacity in these areas. These projects are time-bound and vary in terms of their outputs. Pro-bono Projects.pdf...