PM-STIAC MEETINGS (2018-2022)

A total of 21 PM-STIAC meetings and two ‘Super Sessions’ have been organized from October 2018 to July 2022. The meetings were the genesis of several important actionable advisories and have culminated as noteworthy initiatives related to the nine PM-STIAC Missions. The table below lists the meetings with details like dates, topics discussed, and highlights of the discussions.

 

Serial No.

Date of Meeting

Topics discussed

1. 

 09.10.2018

Stimulating investment in scientific research, technology development, innovation and commercialization.

Finalisation of the nine National Missions of PM-STIAC.

2.

13.11.2018

Expanding the footprint of Indian Science, technology, and innovation ecosystem.

Developing research capacity of quality in undergraduate and graduate levels, universities, and R&D  institutions.

Approaches to enhance academic research in India.

3. 

11.12.2018

Overview of MHRD (now called Ministry of Education) initiatives in research and innovation.

Reporting and discussion on the actions taken based on the recommendations of the 1st and 2nd meetings of the PM-STIAC.

4. 16.01.2019

Reporting and discussion on the action taken based on the recommendations of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd meetings of PM-STIAC.

Brahmaputra River Basin Management.

Metasearch engine as the anchor for developing specific artificial intelligence technologies.

A brief on Earth Museum

5. 

18.07.2019

Update on PM-STIAC Missions  and programme management plans

PM-STIAC priorities for 2019-20

Jal Shakti Abhiyaan

R&D in Disaster Management

Initiatives on Mathematics and Data Science Education

6.

20.08.2019

CORE: Information and Communication Technology

National TIME Distribution Network

National Research Foundation

7.

17.09.2019

Data Architecture for public policy decision making

City Research and Innovation Clusters

Update: Recommendations of sectoral group of secretaries on technology

8.

22.10.2019

Research and Development in forensic science in India- Status and Requirement.

Indian Science Technology and Engineering Facilities Map (I-STEM): Linking researchers and resources

9.

19.11.2019

Geospatial data infrastructure and strategy for India

Science, Technology, and Innovation for achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)      

S&T interventions for providing feedback on measures to address air pollution in Delhi      

PM-STIAC National Missions review

10.

10.12.2019

R&D in innovation

Mega Science programmes: Potential and Challenges

Review of PM-STIAC Missions 

11.

11.04.2020

Overview and the way forward in COVID-19 efforts in India

12.

01.05.2020

Overview of the research, development, and innovation strategy needed by India for COVID-19       

Approaches/Models to undertake Public-Private Partnership for R&D in priority sectors post COVID'19

13.

24.07.2020

An Overview of the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' initiative

Recent space reforms

Role of the startup and other enterprises towards advancement in space technology

Enhancing private participation across sectors

14.

28.08.2020

Hydrogen Economy

Waste to Renewable Hydrogen

MANAS: National Digital Wellness Program

First Super Session

09.10.2020

The evolution and future of global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

15.

01.12.2020

Ease of doing research and development

Industry partnership initiatives led by Office of PSA

16.

24.07.2020

End-to-end e-waste management and circular economy

Technological initiatives of MeitY

Industry/startups working on e-waste mnagement

Second Super Session

11.02.2021

Avian Flu: Status and preparedness for diseases of One Health significance

Anti-Microbial Resistance

17.

31.03.2021

Trans-Himalayan research for informed decision making to predict and mitigate disasters

18.

25.06.2021

Photo-voltaic and solar manufacturing in India

19.

01.09.2021

Nano Electronics: The National Centres for Semiconductor Electronics R&D - Past, Present, and Future

Electronics Manufacturing: Discussions on the possible roadmap and implementation plans for setting up a Semiconductor R&D Centre (Fab) in India

The objective of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of establishing a Government-Industry-Academia consortium, to lead a quantifiable Mission on “Nano Electronics R&D and Electronics Manufacturing”

20.

30.11.2021

Mathematics and Computer Science: Expansion of competence and excellence in India

Enhancing public understanding and perception of Mathematics - National Museum of Mathematics

     21.

07.07.2022

One Health- Surveillance & Preparedness, Regulation & Response- improving the health, productivity and conservation outcomes

Animal Pandemic Preparedness Initiative

Deep Tech Startup Ecosystem- The Way Forward

 

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