DSTE was started functioning from 01.01.1993 after merging of the erstwhile S&T and  Environment cells

      functioning in the U.T .Administration         

      Objectives :

           To create scientific awareness among the general public and students.

         To extend support in carrying out research projects / studies.

          To conserve and protect the environment of this Territory.  

       Functions :

*      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

       pollution. 

        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   

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Name of the post

Group

No. of Post

Sanctioned

Existing

Vacant

1

Director

A

1

1

-

2

Senior Scientific Officer

A

1

1

-

3

Scientific Officer

B

1

1

-

4

Environmental Engineer

B

1

-

1

5

Scientist

B

2

2

-

6

Technical Assistant

B

2

-

2

7

Junior Engineer

C

3

1

2

8

Junior Scientific Assistant

C

2

-

2

9

Junior Laboratory Assistant

C

5

5

-

10

Lab Attendant

D

1

1

-

11

Superintendent

B

1

1

-

12

Assistant

C

1

1

-

13

Steno

C

1

1

-

14

UDC

C

2

1

1

15

LDC

C

3

2

1

16

Driver

C

3

3

-

17

Peon

D

2

2

-

18

Sanitary Assistant

D

1

1

-

 

 

 

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                          Puducherry Pollution Control Committee   

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Name of the post

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Vacant

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Scientist C

B

1

-

1

2

Environmental Engineer

B

1

1

-

3

Scientist B

B

1

1

-

4

Assistant Environmental Engineer

C

1

-

1

5

Junior Scientific Assistant

C

2

2

-

6

Data Entry Operator

C

2

2

-

7

Junior Laboratory Assistant

C

2

-

2

8

Field Assistant

D

2

-

2

9

Driver

C

1

-

1

 

 

 

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                     Puducherry Council for Science & Technology   

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Name of the post

Group

No. of Post

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Vacant

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Junior Scientific Assistant

C

2

2

-

2

Driver

C

1

1

-

3

LDC

C

1

-

1

4

Helper

D

2

2

-

 

            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)  

Name of the Sector

R.E. 2007-08

B.E. 2008-09

11th Five Year Plan

 

Scientific Research

 

15.00

45.00

725.98

 

Ecology & Environment

 

55.00

55.00

431.48

                                   TOTAL

65.00

100.00

1157.46