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CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi mandates with study of various aspects of interaction among science, society and state and exploring continuously the interface between Science, Technology and Society. NISTADS is one of the 38 institutes/laboratories of the Government of India?s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
The institute creates a techno-socio-economic platform to enable Sustainable Development Goals through development and application of acceptable, relevant, and commercializable S&T products through Policy Advocacy. The institute is acting as a Think Tank, with translational research, inclusion of proof of concepts and integration of outreach.
Currently, the faculty comprises 15 members. This faculty is drawn from a variety of academic discipline. This intellectual diversity is the mainstay of the institute. Research students enrolled in the Institute obtain Ph.D. degree from different universities. NISTADS has a vibrant visiting scholars programme, under which researchers from India and abroad are encouraged to spend time at the Institute.