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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...

Raghavendra Rau

Raghavendra Rau holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Government of Andhra Pradesh and a Graduateship of Aeronautical Society of India. He has worked with the DRDO for more than three decades in technical staff functions, materials management and administration. At CSTEP, he is in-charge of...

Shweta Srinivasan

Shweta Srinivasan is a Senior Research Analyst and holds a Master's degree in Science, Society and Development from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication. At CSTEP, she works on policy research in low carbon energy ...

Prof. Umesh Waghmare

Professor Umesh Waghmare is currently Professor in the Theoretical Sciences Unit of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore. He obtained his doctorate degree in applied physics in 1996 from Yale University, and did postdoctoral research in Harvard University (199...

Workshop on Smart Initiatives in Energy Systems

Mohd Saquib, Senior Research Engineer and Vaishalee Dash, Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a two-day workshop on “Smart Initiatives in Energy Systems”, organised by the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Bangalore Chapter at GE – John F. Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore....

Project Advisory Committee Meeting A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) organised a Project Advisory Committee Meeting for “A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning – Proof-of-Concept Tool”. The meeting was attended by representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Soc...

Talk titled From CART to CAPART

Dr. Anil Date, Professor, IIT Bombay delivered a talk at CSTEP titled ‘From CART to CAPART’, detailing two technology interventions in a tribal society in semi-urban Maharashtra....

Workshop on Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management Towards Sustainable Environment

Shramana Dey, Intern and Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator from CSTEP attended a workshop on ‘Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management – Towards Sustainable Environment’, organised by the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society, BORDA and Rajiv Gandhi...

International Conference on Solar and Wind PPA Challenges and Opportunities for Power Sales in Open Market

Nagalakshmi P., Research Analyst from CSTEP attended a conference on 'Solar and Wind PPA Challenges and Opportunities for Power Sales in Open Market', organised by Cerebral Business Research, in association with the Solar Energy Society of India (SESI) in New Delhi....

Project Initiation Workshop by BORDA and CDD Society

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to the Project Initiation Workshop organised by BORDA and CDD Society for establishing Operation and Maintenance Services for Decentralised Urban Sanitation Infrastructure in Karnataka....

Talk on War and Peace: Conflict and Cooperation in an Insect Society

Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore delivered a talk on Talk on War and Peace: Conflict and Cooperation in an Insect Society. In this talk, he described and contrasted the notion of "war" towards foreigners and "peace" with insiders and also...

LSE Urban Age Conference, 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP were invited to attend the 13th Urban Age Conference organised by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank...

An empirical geometric model for city expansion

An empirical geometric model for city expansion, First International Conference on Intelligent Infrastructure the 47th Annual National Convention at COMPUTER SOCIETY of INDIA CSI - 2012...

DARPAN

In the past, decisions were made based on experience, wise counsels and by default. Today computers with a prodigious memory and speed for processing enable us to examine nearly all options for decision making in real time. The computing speed also allows us to visualise the possible consequences. B...

Solar Studies

CSTEP is engaged in exploring the opportunities and challenges that lie in the development of solar technologies towards providing energy security in the country. Since solar is relatively a new entrant to the energy sector in India, the challenges and opportunities with these technologies are yet t...

Project Advisory Meeting for A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

A Project Advisory Meeting for 'A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning - Proof-of-Concept Tool' was organised at CSTEP on June 25, 2014. Representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Society, Centre for Policy Research, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board,...

Workshop on GHG Platform India: Energy and Industries

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The platform currently hosts national estimates for GHG emissions from 2007–2012 during the first phase of the project. As a...

Prof Anil Date

Prof. Anil Date, Emeritus Fellow & Rahul Bajaj Chair Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay visited CSTEP on June 6, 2014 and delivered a talk titled 'From Cart to Capart: Two Technology Interventions in a Tribal Society'...

Dr Fahmida Khatun

Dr Fahmida Khatun, Research Director at Centre for Policy Dialogue, a Civil Society Think Tank based in Bangladesh, visited CSTEP on March 26, 2014...

Ratan N Tata

CSTEP Chairman, Dr. V.S. Arunachalam, interviewed Ratan N. Tata for the Energy Quarterly – a publication of the Materials Research Society to find out what Mr. Tata had to say about India's energy needs on August 2, 2010 ...

National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation

CSTEP is happy to be partnering with CDD Society India for the National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation (NSSWS) as part of the continuing efforts to improve sanitation in India. To read more about the Summit, please click CSTEP_Nation water sani Summit_Info.pdf. For full details and to re...

The launch of the GHG Platform–India website

The launch of the GHG Platform–India website on the 15th of July 2016, Friday at the Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre at New Delhi from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The GHG Platform-India is an Indian civil society initiative comprising institutions such as Council on Energy, Environment and ...

LSE Urban Age Conference, 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP were invited to attend the 13th Urban Age Conference organised by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank...

Workshop on Smart Initiatives in Energy Systems

Mohd Saquib, Senior Research Engineer and Vaishalee Dash, Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a two-day workshop on “Smart Initiatives in Energy Systems”, organised by the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Bangalore Chapter at GE – John F. Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore. C...

Workshop on Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management Towards Sustainable Environment

Shramana Dey, Intern and Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator from CSTEP attended a workshop on ‘Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management – Towards Sustainable Environment’, organised by the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society, BORDA and Rajiv Gandhi...

Project Initiation Workshop by BORDA and CDD Society

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to the Project Initiation Workshop organised by BORDA and CDD Society for establishing Operation and Maintenance Services for Decentralised Urban Sanitation Infrastructure in Karnataka. Click to view write-up Project Initiation Wo...

Workshop on GHG Platform – India: Energy and Industries

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The platform currently hosts national estimates for GHG emissions from 2007–2012 during the first phase of the project. As a...

GHG Platform India

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative, established with an objective to provide independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across key sectors such as energy, waste, industry, agriculture, livestock, forestry, and land-use and...

Nikit Abhyankar, Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, International Energy Studies Group Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory USA

A very vibrant and enthusiastic team at CSTEP making a difference to the society through socially relevant yet very rigorous and interesting research. Good luck for all the ventures and looking forward to work with you all !...