Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya
 

Science & Technology Cell

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ABOUT THE ORGANISATION


Science & Technology Cell was set-up in the Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya for promotion of Science & Technology in the State. The Cell formulates policies and programmes for the State on various aspects of Science & Technology and provides direction for formulation and execution of relevant schemes/projects on Science & Technology in the State. The Cell also undertakes all necessary measures as required for initiating, facilitating, monitoring and following-up schemes/projects in various areas of Science & Technology in the State.
Schemes/projects undertaken by the Science & Technology Cell are aimed at promoting the popularisation, development and application of Science & Technology in the State.
 
MISSION


To ensure effective utilisation of Science & Technology for all-round development of the State.


OBJECTIVES

  1. To promote the use of Science & Technology for all-round development of the State.
  2. To promote popularisation and communication of Science in the State.
  3. To promote development and introduction of appropriate technology to meet the various developmental needs in the State.
  4. To promote the use of Science & Technology for employment generation in the State.
  5. To promote appropriate intervention of Science & Technology for effective conservation and sustainable utilisation of the natural resources of the State.

FUNCTIONS

  1. To formulate policies and programmes on various aspects of Science & Technology which are in the interest of the State
  2. To facilitate the process of identification of schemes/projects and formulation of proposals in various aspects of Science & Technology in the State.
  3. To prepare S&T annual plans, five-year plans, budgets, etc,. for the State
  4. To scrutinise proposals relating to Science & Technology for consideration by the State Government.
  5. To allocate/allot and release fund from the state-budget for S&T promotion in the State.
  6. To provide direction for, co-ordinate, monitor, supervise and follow-up S&T activities undertaken in the State.
  7. To act as a nodal agency in the State for matters pertaining to Science & Technology.
  8. To undertake various measures for effective utilisation of Science & Technology in the State.

PROGRAMMES:

 

SCHEMES


A wide range of schemes are undertaken under each of the S &T programmes in the State and these schemes are implemented through the autonomous S&T agencies, namely, SCSTE, Meghalaya  and Shillong Science Centre.

FIELD AGENCIES:

 

 

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