Aims & Objectives
Science & technology Council has been created in the year 1986 vide Planning & Development Department order No. 200-GR ( PD) of 1986 dated 14--8-1986. The main function, aims and Objectives of Council are as under :-
To identify and coordinate the activities and make effective use of the existing voluntary Agencies, Educational institutes, R&D institutions engaged in promotion and demonstration work in the field of S&T within the State in order to promote the generation and application of Science & Technology.
To identify, generate, utilize and promote new technology relevant to the needs of the State in various fields like Agriculture, industry power, Horticulture and Environment etc.
To assist and advise State Govt. for the formulation of policies and implementation of plans
of the State for promotion of Science & Technology.
To prepare or assist in the preparation of Science & Technology plans for the State.
To promote and establish pilot plans and programs including demonstration units based on
technology generated through indigenous Science & Technology.
To promote and develop indigenous Science & Technology users/entrepreneurs and to
establish units of commercial exploitation of Science & Technology for the user of minerals and other natural reserves available in the State.
To initiate, promote and coordinate such research designs and development projects for as are relevant to the specific objectives and requirement of State Govt.
To disseminate new technology in the State and all matters relating to arrangement for
processing of new technology.
To provide for transfer o technology, act as think Tank, arrange sessions of academicians intellectuals, administrations, researchers and field specialists for pooling knowledge.
To interact with other State & National Science & Technology bodies having similar or related objectives.
To advise the State Govt. on policies & measures relating to the development and
deploying of Science & technology manpower resources.
To identify, promote, generate and promote Science & Technology in field of Rural Development for reducing regional imbalances