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, 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 vision: To become the foremost institution for policy innovation and analysis.
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 latest edition of Sci-tech News, CSTEP's Newsletter, focuses on the Electric buses. read more
Announcing the publication of the Bhaskara, a newsletter under the SCOPEBIG project. read more
Report on Re-assessment of India’s On-shore Wind Power Potential Submitted to MNRE. read more
The theme for this issue is Research Methodology. read more
A zoning approach to achieve wind energy targets, Deepthi Swamy, VCCircle, May 27, 2016. read more
Yeshika, Research Economist at CSTEP will be discussing a paper on “Energy Poverty: The hidden energy crisis”. read more
Smart grids can help electric vehicles tick, Sandhya Sundararagavan and Mridula D Bharadwaj, Deccan Herald, April 26, 2016. read more