Prime Miniser and Chief Justice of Pakistan (PM-CJ) Fund for Daimer Basha and Mohmand DAM

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Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Robotics

The 2nd Meeting of Expert Panel on Robotics was held on 11th April 2018 at Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Alam, Chairman, PCST.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan 2018

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan was prepared by PCST. The main features of the STI Strategy and Action Plan include clearly defined timelines, estimation of costs, identification of implementing agencies, major stakeholders, milestones, deliverables and key outcomes for each proposed Action.

Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017

PCST is pleased to announce the publication of Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017 which can be accessible & downloadable through this link. Printed copy of the same can be obtained from the Officer-Incharge, Research Evaluation Section, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Sector G-5/2, Islamabad on payment of Rs. 1200/- by hand and Rs. 1350/- through the postal service.

National Research Agenda, 2017

The National Research Agenda has been prepared with the aim to align the national R&D and innovation activities with the Vision 2025 and to provide a direction to the national R&D efforts so that they adequately support achievement of the goals set in the Vision.

3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017

Chairman, PCST alongwith Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Secretary Higher Education Department KP and Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor, UET, Peshawar inaugurating 3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017 at University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar on November 29, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology Act passed by Houses of Parliament

The Act of PCST, for its establishment as an autonomous body, was passed by both the houses of the Parliament in 2017 giving Council the required legal framework.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

National Commission for Science & Technology


Executive Committee of NCST (ECNCST)

In order to coordinate, oversee and review the S&T Policies and R&D Programmes and implementation of the Policy Decisions taken by the National Commission for Science and Technology, the Executive Committee of the Commission (ECNCST) was constituted.

Functions:

  1. Consideration of all matters pertaining to Science and Technology and coordination of Research and Development (R&D) policies initiated by various Ministries/Divisions of the Federal Government and S&T Organizations/R&D Institutions.
  2. Overseeing the implementation of policy decisions taken by the National Commission for Science and Technology.
  3. To review from time to time Science and Technology Policy and its effect on production and development sectors.
  4. To provide guidelines for programming of Research and Development activities to various Ministries/Divisions and S&T Organizations/R&D Institutions in the country and to lay down priorities for Research and Development Programmes.
  5. To identify and propose measures for gradual attainment of self-reliance in the field of Science and Technology.
  6. To evaluate the performance in the field of S&T of various Ministries/Divisions of the Government and other S&T Organizations/R&D Institutions from time to time in relation to specific policies and measures for promotion of research and development in Pakistan.
  7. To review annual reports of all major S&T Organizations/R&D Institutions, ECNCST shall meet once in each quarter.

Meetings of ECNCST (6th Meeting)

In order to prepare agenda and working paper for the 4rd meeting of the National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST), PCST invited proposals from members of PCST, NCST and ECNCST, relevant Ministries, Provincial Departments dealing with the subject of science and technology, major S&T organizations and leading scientists and technologists of the country. The proposals received were carefully examined and preliminary agenda items were short-listed. These agenda items were further examined and discussed in several meetings with the Minister for Science and Technology, Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology and leading scientists and technologists. Based on these meetings and discussions a draft agenda for the 4rd meeting of NCST was prepared by the Council.