OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote popularization of Science and the spread of scientific temper and attitude among the people of the state.

  • To initiate, formulate, promote, support, establish, and implement demonstration projects with Science and Technology inputs for the up-liftman of the people of the state / utilization of local resources

  • To disseminate the knowledge of Science, eradicate superstition, unscientific beliefs and irrational attitudes.

  • To initiate, formulate, promote, support, co-ordinate, implement research design in any field of Science and Technology, Science and Society interface to solve any problems / requirements of the State.

  • To prepare or assist in the preparation of Science and Technology plans for the State.

  • To  identify priority areas of Science and Technology needed for long term development of the state.

  • To advice State government on policies and measures necessary to promote Science and Technology and its utilization for socio-economic development of the State.

  • To advice State Government on policies and measures relating to the development and deployment of Science and Technology manpower resources.

  • To take up programmes for Science and Technology manpower development in the State.

  • To identify, generate, utilize and promote new technology relevant to the needs of the State in various fields.

  • To identify, support, promote and co-ordinate the activities and make effective use of NGOs Educational Institutes, R & D Institutes, Govt./Semi Govt./Autonomous bodies of the State for the promotion/popularization of Science  and Technology and for application of Science and Technology for socio-economic development.

  • If essential, to establish, or assist in the establishment of the infrastructure or strengthening the existing infrastructure, institutes, organizations etc. necessary for Science promotion.