The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is one of India's leading think tanks, with a mission to enrich policymaking with innovative approaches using science and technology for a sustainable, secure and inclusive society.Read More
is the share of Karnataka in the total installed renewable energy capacity in India.
CSTEP works in critical areas such as environment, energy and strategic materials to enable sustainable growth. We are also involved in cutting-edge research that incorporates Artificial Intelligence for social good and computational tools and modelling to provide solutions for complex developmental issues in India.
Our latest report 'Climate Risk Profile for Power Sector in Karnataka' examines climate risks to infrastructure assets and investments in the power sector. It also lays out a roadmap for building infrastructure resilience to buffer the impact of extreme climate events.Read More
Globally, there is consensus on the need to contain warming and fossil fuel use. At CSTEP, we model complex economic-energy-environment systems, to improve policy evidence for low-carbon transitions.- Shweta Srinivasan, Research Scientist
"CSTEP has been by far, one of our best investments in India. CSTEP marries very well the policy needs with the capacity to provide top-level advice."- Leonardo Lacerda, Director-Environment, Oak Foundation
"Two key values I have witnessed at CSTEP are integrity and humility, because of which they have managed to build very good long-term relationships."- Dr Samar Verma, Former Programme Manager, IDRC
"CSTEP is a good and trustworthy partner. They understand the multi-faceted and interconnected challenges that we face and have used their abilities in economics, science and IT to inform the policy world in which we work together."- Krishan Dhawan, Former CEO, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation
CSTEP has signed an agreement with Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike for the implementation of the National Clean Air Programme in Bengaluru.