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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

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Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a not-for-profit research organisation incorporated in 2005 u/s 25 of The Companies Act, 1956. As one of the largest Think Tank in South-East Asia, its mission is to enrich policy-making with innovative approaches using science and techno...

Pareexit Chauhan

Pareexit Chauhan, GIS Analyst, completed his Master's in Geoinformatics from Symbiosis International University, Pune. He has done his Bachelor's in Geography from M.S University, Vadodara. He has worked in Jana Urban Space Foundation as a GIS Intern. His areas of interest include geogr...

Gayathri Muralidharan

Gayathri Muralidharan holds a Master’s degree in Regional Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Prior to joining CSTEP she worked at Egis Geoplan Pvt. Ltd. Her areas of interest include study of issues in urban development and in providing sustainable & smart soluti...

Climate Parliament Legislators Meeting on Karnataka Renewable Energy Scenario

Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj, Dr. Jai Asundi , Nihit Goyal and Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi presented work on a CSTEP report commissioned by the Climate Parliament Initiative- an international network of legislators working to promote renewable energy to combat climate change- at a stakeholder session in a closed ...

GIS DEVELOPER SUMMIT 2014 ESRI INDIA

Sayani Saha, GIS Analyst and Pareexit Chauhan, GIS Consultant at CSTEP attended the GIS Developer Summit 2014 organised by Esri India....

Talk on Timelessness, of realised spaces... IMAGINATION

Prof. A.R. Jaisim (FIIA, FUWA) from Jaisim-Fountainhead, Architects, Planners, Engineers, Ecologists delivered a talk on "Timelessness, of realised spaces... IMAGINATION" at CSTEP....

Talk titled Looking Back, Looking Forward

Gabriel Harp, Design Ecologist delivered a talk at CSTEP titled 'Looking Back, Looking Forward'....

Lecture on Geographical Information System

Dr. Mukund Kadursrinivas Rao, Internation Consultant in EO, GIS and Space delivered a lecture at CSTEP on Geographical Information System....

Urban Mobility India Conference 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to present at the Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo organised by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, held in New Delhi between November 25...

Visit of Dr. Upendra Tripathy, Secretary MNRE

Shri Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) visited CSTEP to discuss CSTEP's studies in Renewable Energy, in particular GIS based resource mapping , July 25, 2015....

Developing GIS tools for Planning, Mitigation and Preparedness for Large Scale Emergencies & Disasters

Developing GIS tools for Planning, Mitigation and Preparedness for Large Scale Emergencies & Disasters, The 4th Annual International Conference on Next Generation Infrastructures, November 16-18, 2011...

Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters

Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters...

Logistics Cost Analysis of Rice Residues for Second Generation Bioenergy Production in Ghana

Logistics cost analysis of rice residues for second generation bioenergy production in Ghana...

Developing a GIS based Plume Rose for Industrial Chemical Incident Preparedness and Response

Developing a GIS based Plume Rose for Industrial Chemical Incident Preparedness and Response by Abhik Kumar das, Subhrajit Debnath, Jai Asundi...

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities (Kannada Version)

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities...

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities

Karnataka has about 30,000 MW of estimated Renewable Energy (RE) potential, making it one of the top five RE-rich states in the country. Despite having a comprehensive state RE policy, the state has lagged behind in terms of RE capacity addition over the past few years. It is imperative to address t...

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities...

Addressing the Challenges of RE Manufacturing in India: Horizon 2032

The Government of India, through its Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (MSIPS), National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) and Make in India, has announced several measures and incentives favouring renewable manufacturers. The National Wind Mission a...

SECURITY STUDIES

CSTEP is actively involved in the development of models and simulation tools to analyse issues affecting national security including disaster management and cyber-security. Using emerging technology such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Agent Based Models (ABMs) and Gaming Engines with power...

DARPAN

In the past, decisions were made based on experience, wise counsels and by default. Today computers with a prodigious memory and speed for processing enable us to examine nearly all options for decision making in real time. The computing speed also allows us to visualise the possible consequences. B...

Wind Power

CSTEP has used Geographical Information System (GIS) to estimate the wind potential for Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The approach involved the calculation of wind power at higher heights, overlaid with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) that enabled land-use analyses. CSTEP has also examined th...

Energy Policy

CSTEP's work in Energy Policy has been focused on making energy planning and energy policies more sustainable, whether within the frame of energy security, low carbon development, green growth, or sustainable access. These issues are rigorously analysed from engineering, economic and social pers...

Shri Upendra Tripathy

Shri Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) visited CSTEP to discuss CSTEP's studies in Renewable Energy, in particular GIS based resource mapping...

Map-Making with QGIS

Sagar Arlekar and Niket Narang, Map-Making with QGIS, Linux For You, July 2012...

Open Source Tools in GIS

Sagar Arlekar, Open Source Tools in GIS, Linux For You, January 11, 2010...

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: developing a communications strategy

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: developing a communications strategy, Arushi Sen and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Politics and Ideas, July 30, 2015...

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: building an effective team

Strategising Research Communication at CSTEP: building an effective team, Arushi Sen and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Politics & Ideas, August 11, 2015...

Geographic Information System (GIS): a useful tool for analysing data in policy making decision

Geographic Information System (GIS): a useful tool for analysing data in policy making decision, Pareexit Chauhan, GIS Analyst, and Dr. Gaurav Kapoor, Senior Research Scientist, Politics & Ideas, December 9, 2015....

It is critical to undertake INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT STUDIES related to Supply Chain, Grid Infrastructure and Logistics

It is critical to undertake INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT STUDIES related to Supply Chain, Grid Infrastructure and Logistics, Sandhya Interviewed, InWind Chronicle, Decmber 15, 2015....

Superimposing maps from British era on GIS platform not plausible: Experts

Superimposing maps from British era on GIS platform not plausible: Experts, Jai Asundi, Research Coordinator quoted in The Economics Times, August 11, 2016....

Abhijith Sastry Research Engineer CSTEP

Abhijith Sastry, Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a workshop titled 'Working with Digital Maps: Leveraging the Power of GIS', organised by the Indian Institute of Human Settlement (IIHS) in Bangalore between February 24-26, 2014...

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities

RE-Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challenges and Opportunities, Presenter: Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Designation: Research Engineer...

National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation

CSTEP is happy to be partnering with CDD Society India for the National Summit on Sustainable Water and Sanitation (NSSWS) as part of the continuing efforts to improve sanitation in India. To read more about the Summit, please click CSTEP_Nation water sani Summit_Info.pdf. For full details and to re...

National Conference on Energy Data: Management, Modelling & GIS Mapping

Shweta Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst, Anantha Lakshmi P, Senior Research Engineer and Dr. Jai Asundi, Research Coordinator and Dr. Amit Kanudia, Advisor and Dr. Gaurav Kapoor, Principal Research Scientist from CSTEP participated in one day conference organised by the NITI Aayog in Delhi on 10t...

Urban Mobility India Conference 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to present at the Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo organised by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, held in New Delhi between November 25...

Climate Parliament Legislators Meeting on Karnataka Renewable Energy Scenario

Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj, Dr. Jai Asundi , Nihit Goyal and Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi presented work on a CSTEP report commissioned by the Climate Parliament Initiative- an international network of legislators working to promote renewable energy to combat climate change- at a stakeholder session in a closed ...

GIS DEVELOPER SUMMIT 2014 ESRI INDIA

Sayani Saha, GIS Analyst and Pareexit Chauhan, GIS Consultant at CSTEP attended the GIS Developer Summit 2014 organised by Esri India. Click to view write-upGIS DEVELOPER SUMMIT 2014 ESRI INDIA...

Workshop on Working with Digital Maps Leveraging the Power of GIS

Abhijith Sastry, Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a workshop, organised by the Indian Institute of Human Settlement (IIHS). He also gave an interview about his experiences at the workshop. Click to view write-up Workshop on Working with Digital Maps Leveraging the Power of GIS...

SANITECH

The tool (Proof-of-Concept) for platform for integrated sanitation investment planning is supported by funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This tool will support city-wide sanitation planning by providing information on sanitation systems through an integrated assessment of technologie...

Tanveer Ahsan, Consultant, Devcon, Dhaka

Thanks CSTEP. Very friendly, excellent, logistic and good food....

V. Ravichandra, BBMP Restructuring Committee

Great interacting with team. Keen to partner to find solutions on Energy (Solar roof top), Mobility and GIS Platforms. Look forward!...