Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy of India
"CSTEP is a ‘not for profit’ research organization incorporated in 2005, under Section 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. Its mission is to impact policy with informed and objective analysis of science and technology enabled options for inclusive and equitable economic growth.
Professor V. S. Arunachalam, former Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister is CSTEP’s Founder Chairman. The Board consists of distinguished scientists and professionals.
CSTEP is interdisciplinary and has about 50 researchers with specialisation in science, engineering, economics and social science. The organization is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
CSTEP presently operates from its main campus at High Grounds and has an additional campus located in Dollar Colony, RMV. CSTEP has acquired a 14-acre plot in north Bangalore. It plans to build a “green and smart” campus that minimizes energy and material flows. "