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
of India's total emissions can be attributed to the steel-making industry.
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.
Recently, the Government allowed the sale of electric vehicles (EVs) without batteries. Research Analyst Trupti Deshpande and Research Scientist Anantha Lakshmi Paladugula analyse the different business models of batteries for charging EVs in an article in The Wire.Read More
India is moving towards a clean energy future with an ambitious target of 450 GW of renewables by 2030. Our analysis reveals that Karnataka, where RE can form 60% of the state's total installed capacity, is likely to lead this transition.- Rishu Garg, 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
We are studying satellite aerosol products for predicting ground-level particulate matter for policy engagement.