The Department of Science and Technology (DST) plays a pivotal role in promotion of science & technology in the country. The department has wide ranging activities ranging from promoting high end basic research and development of cutting edge technologies on one hand to service the technological requirements of the common man through development of appropriate skills and technologies on the other.

The main objective of DST is to promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organizing, coordinating and promoting Science and technology activities in the country.

To know more about DST click on www.dst.gov.in