About CSTEP

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.

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2,500

crore INR is the amount required to implement air-pollution-mitigation strategies in Patna by 2030, according to a CSTEP study.

Sectors

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.

Publications

24

Policy Insights

102

Journal Articles

98

Research Reports

Swarms of locusts are currently on the rampage in some states, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. These are dangerous desert locusts that destroy crops, devastate agriculture supply chains, and affect the livelihoods of farmers. In an Op-Ed in Deccan HeraldDr Kritika A Gadpayle & Dr Indu K Murthy call for long-term policy initiatives to battle locusts and make the agriculture sector more resilient.

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With an expected integration of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, energy storage will play a major role in making the Indian grid resilient. Our studies on battery storage and pumped hydro storage help in understanding how these can be made economical at the grid scale.

- Dr Ammu Susanna Jacob, Senior Research Engineer

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Using COVID-19 Response Measures to Build Resilience in Systems
Jul 09 2020

Using COVID-19 Response Measures to Build Resilience in Systems

By Anantha Lakshmi P & Indu K Murthy

In the fight against COVID-19, India announced INR 1.70 lakh crore (0.8 per cent of GDP) stimulus package. The package covers food, cooking gas, and direct cash transfers to low-income households. It includes insurance cover for health workers and wage support to low-wage workers. Later on, in May 2020, the government announced INR 20 lakh crore (10 per cent of GDP) to revitalise the econom

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CSTEP is collaborating with IIT Delhi and other institutions to provide solutions for the air-pollution problem in Delhi.

News & Events

Mar 06, 2020

From Temples to Turbines: An Adventure in Two Worlds

Feb 12, 2020

Interactive Discussion & Workshop on CSTEP's Sustainable Alternative Futures for India (SAFARI) Model

The event discussed key insights from SAFARI.
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