About Us

Punjab State Council for Science & Technology is a think tank of Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Punjab and technical arm of Department of Science & Technology, GOI. Council, a SIRO recognized organization having dedicated team of Scientists and Engineers with Requisite technical depth & Breadth and excellent connect with Development Departments and ministries is steering innovation agenda of the state.

Recently, State Government has launched Mission Innovate Punjab for driving Research & Innovation for economic growth of the state.  Punjab Research & Innovation (PRI) Council also been notified by the State Govt., to drive this Mission. PSCST has been mandated to transform its goals towards ‘Science, Technology, Research and Innovation’ and steer Mission Innovate in the state of Punjab.

The dedicated Team of PSCST is hosting programmes and initiatives for accelerating social and economic growth of the state in sustainable manner with focus on research and innovation.

Administrative Secretary

Sh. R.K Verma, IAS

Principal Secretary to Govt. of Punjab
Department of Science, Technology & Environment

Head of the Organization

Dr. Jatinder Kaur Arora

Executive Director
Punjab State Council for Science & Technology & Technology
-Cum-Chief Executive Officer, Punjab Research & Innovation

Goals

Develop robust ecosystem for Research & Innovation to Enhance competitiveness, Boost growth and create jobs.

Vision​

To promote Research & Innovation for economic growth of the State.

Develop robust ecosystem for Research & Innovation to Enhance competitiveness, Boost growth and create jobs.

Function

  • Champion Research and Innovation across sectors and departments.
  • Advocate Policies for development of Research and Innovation Ecosystem.
  • Facilitate Universities in adopting the Global Standards of Research.
  • Facilitate Universities in adopting Industry Collaborations.
  • Promote translation of research into knowledge lead enterprises.
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Our Partners

Research & Academic Partners

Industry Partners

Ecosystem Partners

Mission Innovate Punjab Promoting Punjab as a Hub of Innovation