Science & Technology

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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.
Mission and Vision
The  Kerala  State Council for  Science,  Technology  and Environment (KSCSTE) was constituted in November  2002 as an autonomous  body  to  encourage and  promote   Science  and Technology related activities  in the Kerala State by restructuring the erstwhile   State  Committee for  Science,  Technology   and Environment (STEC)  established in 1972  in  concurrence with  the Science Policy of Government of India.

Organization Structure

Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Chief Minister  
3rd Floor, North Block
Government Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram – 695001
0471- 2332184
0471- 2333241
0471- 2333610
Fax: 0471- 2333489
Department 2nd Floor, Annexe 1, Govt. Secretariat
Prof. K.P.Sudheer
Ex Officio Principal Secretary
Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment
4th  Floor
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom
Kerala,PIN-695 004
Ph : 0471-2548289,2548222
Mob: 9444256675




Services & Activities

Management of Science and Technology Programmes and overall  administration  to  promote   the  scientific  activities   in  the State.  The   programmes  of   Council   Headquarters  are   grouped focusing on following.
* Human resource Development in Science and Technology
* Technology  Development  and Innovation Programmes.
* Science Popularization and Communication
* Kerala Science  Congress
* Biotechnology Commission
The  programmes  are  carried out  through Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment, constituent  R&D Centres & other institutions.
Kerala  State  Council  for  Science Technology and  Environment, constituent R&D Centres & Other institutions
R&D Centres
Centre for Water Resources Development and Management
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
Kerala Forest Research Institute
Kerala School of Mathematics
National Transportation Planning and Research Centre
Srinivas Ramanujan  Institute for Basic Sciences
State Centre Resource Institute for Partnership in Technology
Institute of Advanced Virology
Other institutions
Integrated  Rural Technology Centre
Malabar Botanical Garden
Sophisticated Test and Instrumental Centre

Contact Us

Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom
Thiruvananthapuram 695004
Kerala, INDIA
Tel: ++91 + 471 2548200
Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085

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