Success Stories

Popularization of Science :

  • Organization of Children’s Science Congress in Punjab- Since 1993
  • Establishment of School Science Corners in 3 districts
  • Establisment of District Science Corners in 12 schools
  • Setting up of Pushpa Gujral Scince City in Punjab
  • Publication of monthly science magazine ‘Nirantar Soach’ since July 1996
  • Regional Coordination for the biggest science Popularization Event- Year of Scientific Awareness-2004
  • Creating Awareness about Applications of Geo-Informatics in Rural Schools in Punjab.
  • Establishment of First Science Communication Centre (VVSK) at MAS Senior School, Jiwanwala, Faridkot.
  • Database of R&D Institutes in Punjab.
  • R&D Requirement of Industries in Punjab & Chandigarh.

Biotechnology :

  • As a result of efforts made by the Council, Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of India’s first Agri-Food Biotechnology Cluster in Knowledge City, Sector-81, Mohali.  The cluster comprises National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) and Bioprocessing Unit (BPU) being set up by DBT-GOI at a cost of Rs. 380.00 crore and Biotechnology Park being set up in Public-Private Partnership for promotion of biotechnology industry.
  • Punjab Biotechnology Incubator set up as an autonomous facility to provide services for testing & certification of agri-produce / products.
  • Pilot Processing Unit for value addition of natural bioresources set up at Talwara and made self sustainable through Cooperative Society.
  • Project for promotion of simple low cost technology for preparation and application of Neem based biopesticide taken up with the support of UNIDO and Govt. of India.
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    Information resources on leading issues, events and ideas on climate change.

    Children Science Congress 2013+

    Knowledge base of the current trends and practices on sustainable building design.

  • Knowledge City +

    Knowledge City is a mega initiative of the State Government Coordinated

    Punjab Envis Center+

    Platforms to engage young people and make them
    aware on environmental issues.

  • Punjab Biodiversity Board +

    Conservation of Biological Diversity of Punjab by implementing the Biological Diversity Act 2002.

    PSCST news +

    At the forefront of Sustainable Change