NISTADS – National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies New Delhi
National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS) is a unit of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. It is involved in the studies of various aspects if interaction among science, society and state and researching the interface among science, technology and society.
In August 1973 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) set up a Centre for the study of Science, Technology and Development at its headquarters. On 30 September 1980 the governing body of the CSIR approved the autonomy of the centre and that it could have its own budget. The centre’s objectives would be the same, but it would be autonomous, headed by a scientist who would be a director of a National Laboratory and have its own infrastructure. The present name, i.e., National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, came into effect on 1 April 1981.
Address: Pusa Gate, K.S.Krishnan Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110012
Phone: 011 2584 3227