- Objectives of DST (Department of Science and Technology)
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Department of science and technology (DST) was established in may 1971, with the objectives of promoting new areas of science and technology and to play the role of nodal department for organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. It gives funds to various approved scientific projects in India. It also supports various researchers in India to attend conferences aboard and to go for experimental works.
OBJECTIVES OF DST
- To support Scientific and Technological based NGOs/S &T institutions/colleges/universities throughout the country to take up innovative grant in aid projects at the grassroots level with various schemes targeted for different section of the society to address location and occupation specific problems.
- Preserve and upgrade skills of traditional artisans as “natural carriers” of S&T knowledge / capabilities and enable their transition to S&T based production organizations.
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