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Department of science & technology


Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Chief Minister of Kerala
Office of the Chief Minister
3rd Floor, North Block, Secretariat,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
PIN- 695001
Tel: 0471 – 2333241 
FAX: 0471 – 2333489
E-mail: chiefminister@kerala.gov.in
Residence: 0471 – 2314853, 2318406
Website: www.keralacm.gov.in
Department of Science & Technology  mailto@kscste.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dr. Suresh Das
Ex-officio Principal Secretary
Ph- 0471-2543557
Mobile- 9447706202
E-MAIL- kscste@gmail.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
RELATED WEBSITES www.kscste.kerala.gov.in


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Mission and Vision of the department

  • With a view to identify and implement programmes to achieve excellence in Science and Technology within the state and to provide service to the society at large, the Department has the following mission.
  • Capacity building within the academic and research institutions in the state with a view to undertake major research projects and generate innovative products, processes and to protect the intellectual property rights.
  • Enabling the R&D Centres of the Council financially and to carry out research and development in their respective areas of expertise.
  • Identification and facilitation of projects and programmes in the biotechnology sector.
  • Creation of State Biodiversity Board for the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources.
  • Providing funds as grant-in-aid to select institutions as programme support for S&T activities.
  • Creating Centres of Excellence in priority areas of research in research and academic institutions within the state.
  • Augmentation of laboratory and scientific infrastructure in colleges, university departments and other research centres.
  • Nurturing young talents and promoting them to take up projects, activities, research and development in the field of S&T.
  • Promoting innovation at the grass root level and development of rural technology for the benefit of the masses.
  • Development of incubator for translational research, technology transfer and pilot scale development of industrial application and high priority areas of research.
  • Societal applications for S&T in the areas of S&T communication application of technology and S&T based entrepreneurship development.
  • Conservation, protection and management of physical environment and ecosystems, through R&D and management action plan.



  • To promote excellence in science and technology through learning, research and development with the participation of academia, industry and research organizations.
  • To benefit the society through science and technology interventions with the involvement of user agencies and beneficiaries for the improvement of infrastructure, livelihood, amenities and environment, thereby realizing sustainable development and better quality of life.

Services / Activities

1. Science and Technology (A) Department
    Phone: 0471-2543701–2543705

1. Matters on KSCSTE and constituent R&D Centres viz. NATPAC, CESS, TBGRI, RGCB, KFRI, CWRDM
    and KSOM.
2. Matters relating to MBGS and STED Project.
3. Annual Plan and Budget Estimates of the Department.
4. Miscellaneous papers of the Department.
5. KCZMA and allied matters.
6. Matters related to Wetland Cell.
7. Biotechnology Board and Commission.
8. National Green Corps.

Important Officials


Dr. R. Prakash Kumar
Member Secretary


Related Websites


Kerala State Council for Science , Technology & Environment www.kscste.kerala.gov.in
Centre for Water Resource Development and Management www.cwrdm.org

Kerala Engineering Research Institute (KERI), Peechi

Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RAGAAT)


National Transportation Planning and Research Centre

Kerala Forest Research Institute www.kfri.org

Patent Information Centre, Govt .of Kerala


Biotechnology Commission website

TBGRI-Official Website www.jntbgri.in
Kerala School of Mathematics www.ksom.res.in
Kerala Science Congress Website www.ksc.kerala.gov.in
Scientific Gateway - SciGate-Kerala www.scigate.kerala.gov.in