DSTE was started functioning from 01.01.1993 after merging of the erstwhile S&T and Environment cells
functioning in the U.T .Administration
Ø To create scientific awareness among the general public and students.
Ø To extend support in carrying out research projects / studies.
Ø To conserve and protect the environment of this Territory.
Popularization of Science and Scientific technologies.
Promotion of technology transfer from lab to land.
Facilitation of scientific research by way of grants for better applied research.
Bringing awareness among the public regarding environmental issues by celebrating days of environmental importance.
To advise the State Government on any matter concerning with the prevention and control of
The DSTE consists of the following three Divisions:
Puducherry Pollution Control Committee (PPCC)
PPCC is the Environmental protection agency for the U.T. of Puducherry
Puducherry Council for Science & Technology (PCS&T)
PCS&T is an autonomous body for application and promotion of S&T in the U.T. of Puducherry
Puducherry Coastal Zone Management Authority (PCZMA)
PCZMA is a statutory authority to protect the environment in coastal areas of the U.T. of Puducherry.
Department of Science, Technology & Environment
Puducherry Pollution Control Committee
Puducherry Council for Science & Technology
SECTORS OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT:
I. Scientific Research
II. Ecology & Environment
SCHEMES OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT:
I. 1. Creation, Strengthening and Maintenance of Science & Technology infrastructure Programme.
2. Creation, Strengthening and Maintenance of environment and pollution control infrastructure and programme.
Budget Details: (Rupees in lakhs)