Time Line

2011 International Conference on Mechanization in Brick Industry
Energy Auditing of buildings.
2010 Emerging areas: Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) services.
2009 IP Facilitation Centre for MSME in Patent Information Centre.
Local Resource Centre for UNDP GEF project on brick kilns set up.
2008 International Conference on Climate Change; 50th Executive Committee Meeting
2007 International year of understanding Planet Earth.
2006 Mega projects of Biotechnology & Nanotechnology conceptualized to come up in knowledge city, Mohali: National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Bioprocessing Unit, and Institute of Nano Science and Technology.
Neem Project initiated with support of RENPAP, UNIDO & GOI.
2005 4th Spin off-Punjab Biotechnology Incubator.
ENVIS Centre set up.
International year of physics celebrated
Popularsing modern science by a campaign on discoveries of the golden decode era (1895-1905)
2004 ENVIS Nodes set up under UNDP SNDP programme, later adopted by World Bank.
Punjab Biodiversity Board established.
Year of Scientific Awareness-biggest science popularization programme.
2003 UNDP-GEF small grant programme for conservation of wetlands.
2002 2002 -International Conference on ‘Biopesticides: Emerging Trends’.
Gearing up for 3rd spin off Biotechnology Park project conceptualized.
UNESCO multi-country project on ‘Integrating Environment Education’ Initiated in China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia & India

UNESCO International workshop on ‘Greening Science Education’.

International Conference on Emerging Trends in Brick Industry.

2000 Recognized as Scientific & Industrial Research Organization by DSIR-GOI.
PSCST hosts its website (www.pscst.com/www.pscst.gov.in)
Council shifted to its own office premises.
1998 Patent Information Centre set up.
Consultancy Cell makes a break through in brick kiln and rice sheller technologies.
1997 2nd Spin off-Pushpa Gujral Science City conceived- Foundation stone laid by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh.I.K.Gujral.
1996 Monthly Punjabi science magazine ‘jyot’ launched, later renamed as ‘Nirantar Soach’.
1995 Council takes up international projects- first project with UNESCO initiated.
1994 Low cost technology for pollution control in cupola furnace demonstrated.
1992 Consultancy Cell set up.
Catalyst our news magazine launched, later renamed as ‘Future Frontier’.
Bharat Jan Vigyan Jatha in Punjab.
1991 1st Spin off-Merger of Energy Division of PSCST and Renewable Energy Division of PAIC to form PEDA
1990 Harike Wetland declared as Ramsar Site.
1989 All India S & T Council’s Meet in Punjab
-popularization of Astronomy through Mobile Planetaria in 12 districts of Punjab.
1988 Science Popularisation programmes initiated.
1987 Wetland and Environment Education & Awareness Programmes initiated.
1984 First Governing Body meeting held.
1983 Establishment of Council.


  • Spin Offs +

    Information resources on leading issues, events and ideas on climate change.

    Children Science Congress 2016-2017+

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

    Punjab State Climate Change knowledge Centre +
    Information on, Punjab State Climate Change knowledge Centre.
    Har Gobind Khorana Lecture Series +
  • 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.

    Science Essay Writing Competition for 2017 +

    To discover scientific talent and encourage students to think on broader aspects of........

  • Punjab Biodiversity Board +

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

    PSCST news +

    At the forefront of Sustainable Change