Ministry of Science and Technology (India)

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Ministry of Science and Technology
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Central overview
Formed May 1971
Jurisdiction  India
Headquarters New Delhi
Annual budget 2.1 billion US dollar (2017)
Minister responsible
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Central executive

The Ministry of Science and Technology is the Indian government ministry charged with formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to science and technology in India.


The ministry includes the following departments:

Department of Biotechnology[edit]

Autonomous Institutes

Public Sector Undertakings

Department of Scientific and Industrial Research[edit]

  • Technology Promotion, Development and Utilization Programme (TPDU)[1]
    • Industrial R&D Promotion Programme (IRDPP)
    • Technology Development and Innovation Programme (TDIP)
      • Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (TDDP)
      • Technopreneur Promotion Programme (TePP)
    • Technology Management Programme (TMP)
    • International Technology Transfer Programme (ITTP)
    • Consultancy Promotion Programme (CCP)
    • Technology Information Facilitation Programme (TIFP)
    • Technology Development Utilization Programme for Women (TDUPW)
  • Autonomous institutions
    • Consultancy Development Centre (CDC)
    • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Public sector enterprises
    • National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
    • Central Electronics Limited (CEL)
  • Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
  • Administration
  • Finance

Department of Science and Technology[edit]

  • Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)
  • Vigyan Prasar
  • National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)
  • National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO), Calcutta
  • Survey of India, Dehradun
  • Indian Board of Science Education (IBSE)

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