Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is an Indian not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tanks in South-East Asia, its vision is to enrich the nation with technology-enabled policy options for equitable growth. CSTEP has grown to become a multi-disciplinary policy research organisation in the areas of Energy, Infrastructure, Security Studies, Materials, Climate Studies and Governance.
CSTEPs mission: Impact policy at governmental and corporate levels by assessing and designing science and technology options with informed and systematic analysis for (equitable and inclusive) human development and economic growth.
CSTEP is recognised as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Center is supported by grants from domestic and international foundations, industry trusts and governments. Grants and donations made to CSTEP are eligible for exemptions u/s 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. CSTEP is also registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.
The Chief Minister of Karnataka launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on December 6, 20 read more
CSTEP has been invited to be a member of the Asia LEDS Partnership Steering Committee for the term December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2016. read more
Dr. Anjali K. Mohan, Research consultant at CITAPP and Institutional Expert, HDC will be delivering a talk on E-governance in Karnataka at CSTEP on Ja read more
RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities, a report produced by CSTEP, under the guidance of C read more
Thinking Beyond Building Toilets by Sujaya Rathi in Sustainability Next read more
CSTEP announce the publication of its latest report, A Sustainable Development Framework for India’s Climate Policy: Interim Report. read more