Research

Research Programs:

S & T policy research programmes are pursued in six broad areas:

    Policy Studies on Emerging Technologies (Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Material Sciences etc)
    Policy Studies on Environment
    Technology Assessment Studies
    Information and Communication Technologies Policy Studies
    Science and Technology Policy Management Studies
    Agriculture

Through the execution of these programmes the Institute aims at:

    (i)   Enhancing the use of the emerging technologies as strategic tools
          for accelerated socio-economic development;
   (ii)   Enhancing the utilisation of technology in the private
          sector through technology assessment, transfer and
          proper management; and
  (iii)   Providing researched inputs and development indicators
          that are essential for policy formulation and implementation