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Objectives

  • To encourage R & D activities in various sectors by monitoring the development and by feeding available information to assess and recommend financial support for such efforts.
  • To devise policy guidelines for academic and field policies for the purpose of strengthening the planning and programming amenities for the development of science and technology.
  • To identify areas in which science and technology can be utilized for the achievement of the socio-economic objectives of the State and in particular, its objectives of tackling the problems of backwardness, unemployment and poverty and of addressing itself to the problems of rural area, and under privileged sections of Society such as Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Landless Labor, Artisans Small/Marginal farmers and women.
  • To Advise the State Government on policies and measures necessary to promote Science and Technology (and its utilization) for achievement of socio-economic objectives.
  • To prepare or assist in the preparation of Science and Technology plan for the State.
  • To advise the State Government on policies and measures relating to the development and deployment of Science and Technology manpower resources.
  • To promote the popularization of science and the spread of a scientific temper and attitude among the people of the State;
  • To interact with other State and National Science and Technology bodies having similar or related objectives.
  • To identify priority areas of Science and Technology needed for long term development of the State.
  • If essential, to establish, or cause to establish or assist in the establishment of the infrastructure (institutions, organizations etc) necessary to achieve the aforesaid objectives.
  • To take any other step which are relevant to the application of Science and Technology to the problems of the state.


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