• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Founded1971

Department of Science and Technology (India)

Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The Department has major responsibilities for specific projects and programmes as listed below: -Formulation of policies relating to Science and Technology. -Matters relating to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cabinet (SACC). -Promotion of new areas of Science and Technology with special emphasis on emerging areas. -Futurology. -Coordination and integration of areas of Science & Technology having cross-sectoral linkages in which a number of institutions and departments have interest and capabilities. -Undertaking or financially sponsoring scientific and technological surveys, research design and development, where necessary. -Support and Grants-in-aid to Scientific Research Institutions, Scientific Associations and Bodies. -Matters commonly affecting Scientific and technological departments/organisations/ institutions e.g. financial, personnel, purchase and import policies and practices. -Management Information Systems for Science and Technology and coordination thereof. -Matters regarding Inter-Agency/Inter-Departmental coordination for evolving science and technology missions.
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  • India
  • New Delhi
  • Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,, New Delhi-110 016