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 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.

CSTEP's 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.

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CSTEPs Diary

  • Latest Publication in Media

    Smart-City Challenge: Building on pillars of good governance, Shrimoyee Bhattacharya and Sujaya Rathi, Economic Times, May 12, 2015 read more

  • Talk by Dr. Narendar Pani

    Dr. Narendar Pani, Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies and author of Inclusive Economics: Gandhian Method and Contemporary Policy delive read more

  • Bhaskara: SCOPEBIG Newsletter

    Announcing the publication of the first issue of Bhaskara, a newsletter under the SCOPEBIG project. read more

  • Latest Publication in Peer-reviewed Journal

    'Mechanism of Charge Transfer in Olivine-Type LiFeSiO4 and LiFe0.5M0.5SiO4 (M = Mg or Al) Cathode Materials: First-Principles Analysis' in the read more

  • Communication and Policy Engagement Publications

    The Communication and Policy Engagement (CPE) Team has been sharing their experiences on Research Communication through articles that are being publis read more

  • SERIIUS Newsletter

    The latest edition of the SERIIUS Newsletter has been published and it showcases latest updates from the Industry, developments in the project and oth read more