Himachal Pradesh Children Science Congress
A Program of NCSTC,Department of Science & Technology,
Government of India



The Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology & Environment, is the nodal agency for the promotion of Science & Technology and creation of Environment Awareness in the State. The Council was established at Shimla by Govt. of Himachal Pradesh on January 3, 1986 under the country wide programme of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to promote Science & Technology in the State.




* To advise State Govt. on Science, Technology & Environment related issues & interventions.
* To develop, demonstrate & transfer appropriate technologies for the State.
* To pool and exchange scientific knowledge from National & International scientific Institutions/organisations for the development of the State.
* To promote, popularise and disseminate Scientific & Technological Innovations.
* To create and strengthen science & technology facilities in the state.
* To promote research & development studies relevant to state needs.
* To establish linkages with Universities and R & D Institutions.
* To provide consultancy services in successfully demonstrated/developed technologies.

Bodies of Council

General body of the State Council is the Highest decision making body of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment. Hon'ble Chief Minister is the Chairman and Hon'ble Minister for Science & Technology is the Vice Chairman of the General Body of the Council. Secretary Environment, Science & Technology to the Govt. of HP is Member Secretary of the General Body and members from Govt. Non-Govt. & scientific organisations both central and state are the members of the General body. The Executive Committee [EC] of State Council looks after the administration of the Council and is responsible for the executive function of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment. The Secretary [S&T], to the Govt. of HP is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the State Council. The Member Secretary, Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment of the Council is the executive head of the organisation.