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The Prime Minister's Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC)

PM-STIAC

Introduction

Constituted in August 2018, the Prime Minister's Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC) serves as an overarching council to assess the status of various science and technology-related matters, comprehend challenges, formulate interventions, develop a futuristic roadmap, and advise the Prime Minister accordingly. The council also oversees the implementation of these interventions by concerned S&T departments, agencies, and other government ministries. PM-STIAC also mandates formulation, convergence, collaboration, coordination, and implementation of multi-stakeholder policy initiatives, mechanisms, reforms, and programmes. These initiatives are aimed at synergising collaborative science and technology; enabling future preparedness; formulating and coordinating S&T missions; providing an enabling ecosystem for technoentrepreneurship; driving innovation, and technology, developing innovation clusters, and fostering effective public-private linkages among other responsibilities.

Several missions, aligned with the national interest, have been approved by the PM-STIAC to date. Among them, the Deep Ocean Exploration Mission, AI (Artificial Intelligence) Mission, National Quantum Mission, Waste to Wealth Mission, National One Health Mission, Electric Vehicle Mission, and AGNIi Mission have been approved for implementation.

Other missions approved under PM-STIAC are the Natural Language Translation Mission, National Bio-Diversity Mission, Bio-Science for Human Health Mission, and Mission: Science & Technology (S&T) For Sustainable Livelihood System.

 

Download the list of PM-STIAC meetings

Download Order of Setting up of Prime Minister’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council

Objectives

  • objective 1

    Synergizing Science & Technology collaborative research with various stakeholders both in central and state governments.

  • objective 2

    Facilitating future preparedness in science and technology emerging domains

  • objective 3

    Formulating and coordinating major inter-ministerial Science & Technology missions

  • objective 4

    Ensuring an enabling ecosystem for technology-led innovations and entrepreneurship

  • objective 5

    Solving socio-economic challenges for sustainable growth by innovations and technology based solutions

  • objective 6

    Fostering effective public-private linkages for driving research and innovation

  • objective 7

    Developing innovation clusters with multiple stakeholders including academia, industry and government

  • objective 8

    Skilling in current and futuristic technologies

Missions and initiatives being shaped under PM-STIAC

One Health Mission

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Chairperson

A K Sood
Prof. Ajay Kumar SoodPrincipal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Members

Dr. A S Kiran KumarFormer Chairman, ISRO
Lt. Gen. Madhuri Kanitkar AVSM VSMDy. Chief, Integrated Defence Staff (DCIDC), Medical
Prof. Sanghamitra BandyopadhyayDirector, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Shri. Manjul BhargavaProfessor, Princeton University, Fields Medal

Special Invitees

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