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
million tonnes is the projected foodgrain shortage for 2050 in the business-as-usual scenario, considering the Central Water Commission's estimate for total utilisable water in the country, according to a CSTEP study.
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.
The temperature in the Indian subcontinent is set to rise by 4 degrees Celsius or more by the turn of the century. In the light of this and other dismal climate projections by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Principal Research Scientist Dr Indu K Murthy, in her Op-Ed in Deccan Herald, calls for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures.Read More
Market-based instruments focused on the mitigation of emissions as a mainstay, rather than a co-benefit, are critical for our transition towards a low-carbon society.- Nikhilesh Dharmala, Senior Research Engineer
"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
We are collaborating with Bonn-based GIZ on Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement.