Seminar on "Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Sector"

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), in collaboration with Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), organized a Seminar on "Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Sector" at Faisalabad on 21st April 2014.

Seminar on "Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Sector"

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), in collaboration with Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), organized a Seminar on "Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Sector" at Faisalabad on 21st April 2014.

Consultative Workshops on “Encouraging Problem-Solving Research”

The main purpose of these workshops is to inspire and encourage R&D directed towards solving problems of the industry and society. First workshop of the series was held at Lahore on 15th April 2014.

Consultative Workshops on “Encouraging Problem-Solving Research”

The main purpose of these workshops is to inspire and encourage R&D directed towards solving problems of the industry and society. First workshop of the series was held at Lahore on 15th April 2014.

The 2nd Expert panel meeting on Electronics on 8th April, 2014

The Second Expert panel meeting on Electronics Sector was held on Tuesday, 8th April, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room. 8 panel members have attended this meeting.

Environmental Mainstreaming and Adaptations to Climate Change in Pakistan: Pilot Project in Faisalabad.

The meeting on "Environmental Mainstreaming and Adaptations to Climate Change in Pakistan: Pilot Project in Faisalabad." was held on Friday, 4th April, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room.

The 2nd Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology on 25th March, 2014

The Second Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology Sector was held on Tuesday, 25th March, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room. 15 panel members have attended this meeting.

The 2nd Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology on 25th March, 2014

The Second Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology Sector was held on Tuesday, 25th March, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room. 15 panel members have attended this meeting.

The 1st Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology on 3rd February, 2014

The First Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology Sector was held on Monday, 3rd February, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room. 15 panel members have attended this meeting.

The 1st Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology on 3rd February, 2014

The First Expert panel meeting on Nanotechnology Sector was held on Monday, 3rd February, 2014 at 10:00am in PCST Committee room. 15 panel members have attended this meeting.

The International conference on “Plants, People and Climate” was started on Tuesday, 5th November 2013 in Islamabad.

The Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Mr. Zahid Hamid was chief guest at the occasion, appreciated the PCST for organizing this conference on the important issue of climate change.

The International conference on “Plants, People and Climate” was started on Tuesday, 5th November 2013 in Islamabad.

Chairperson, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Prof. Dr. Mudassir Asrar in her address highlighted efforts of her organization to bring the issue of global warming and climate change on the forefront.

Mr. Kamran Ali (Secretary for Ministry of Science and Technology) visited PCST on 25th September 2013
The opening ceremony of DICE Connect 2013 Exhibition at H H Campus of UOG
The Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Zahid Hamid visited PCST
A NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "TECHNOLOGY FORESIGHT AND CRITICAL ISSUES RELATED TO S&T IN PAKISTAN"
(JUNE 25 - 26, 2013)

The main purpose of the conference is to highlight the importance and necessity of Technology Foresight in S&T Policy making, and national planning.

A NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "TECHNOLOGY FORESIGHT AND CRITICAL ISSUES RELATED TO S&T IN PAKISTAN"
(JUNE 25 - 26, 2013)

The main purpose of the conference is to highlight the importance and necessity of Technology Foresight in S&T Policy making, and national planning.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2012

The recently approved NST&I Policy 2012 was launched in a high profile ceremony organized by Pakistan Council for Science & Technology in conjunction with the Ministry of Science & Technology on November 23, 2012 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2012

The recently approved NST&I Policy 2012 was launched in a high profile ceremony organized by Pakistan Council for Science & Technology in conjunction with the Ministry of Science & Technology on November 23, 2012 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2012

The recently approved NST&I Policy 2012 was launched in a high profile ceremony organized by Pakistan Council for Science & Technology in conjunction with the Ministry of Science & Technology on November 23, 2012 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2012

The recently approved NST&I Policy 2012 was launched in a high profile ceremony organized by Pakistan Council for Science & Technology in conjunction with the Ministry of Science & Technology on November 23, 2012 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

Research Productivity Award Ceremony May, 2012

PCST hosted annual “Research Productivity Award” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad to distribute certificates and cash awards to leading researchers....

Research Productivity Award Ceremony May, 2012

PCST hosted annual “Research Productivity Award” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad to distribute certificates and cash awards to leading researchers....

International Conference on Climate Change

The conference intends to promote exchange of knowledge and expertise of scientific community dealing with the effects of climate change....

International Conference on Climate Change

The conference intends to promote exchange of knowledge and expertise of scientific community dealing with the effects of climate change....

International Conference on Climate Change

The conference intends to promote exchange of knowledge and expertise of scientific community dealing with the effects of climate change....

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

SAARC Workshop on "S&T Policies & Planning in SAARC Countries"

The aim of the workshop was to develop efficient linkages among SAARC nations in the area of S&T policies and planning.

PCST and NUST sign MoU to setup Dop Testing Lab

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) signed an MoU to establish a much needed National Analytical Lab for Substances of Abuse.

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology

PCST is responsible to advise the Government on S&T policies and plans and suggest measures for the promotion, development and application of science and technology in the country......

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology

PCST is responsible to advise the Government on S&T policies and plans and suggest measures for the promotion, development and application of science and technology in the country......

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology

PCST is responsible to advise the Government on S&T policies and plans and suggest measures for the promotion, development and application of science and technology in the country......

Journal of Science, Technology and Development

PCST is in the process of revising its journal titled "Science, Technology, and Development" and expanding its scope to encompass all areas of Science, Technology, Innovation and Public Policy.......

Research Productivity Award

Research Productivity Award granted for active scientists on the basis of their publications in international Journals and their performance, as evaluated empirically by Journal Impact Factors, Citations and Peer Review....

Productive Scientists of Pakistan

The need for qualitative and quantitative evaluation of scientific productivity is felt throughout the world, as regular evaluation of publicly funded research....

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) is mandated to advise the Government on the development of Science and Technology at the national level. The Council is involved in S&T Policy making, planning, implementation and in carrying out policy studies. PCST is also the secretariat of National Commission of Science and Technology (NCST), headed by the Prime Minister (which takes the major decisions for the development of S&T)

Objectives

  • Advising the Government on S&T policy and plans.
  • Regular evaluation of scientific research through bibliometric and peer review techniques.
  • Strategic planning of R&D through expert committees/think tanks.
  • Scientometric and futuristic studies.
  • Promotion of R&D and encouragement of consultancy services for scientists and technologists.

Functions

The functions of the Council are:

  • To discuss all policy matters, proposals and issues on the overall development of science and technology in the country and provide recommendations and advice to the National Commission for Science and Technology for facilitating their decision-making;
  • To identify priority areas of research and development keeping in view the futuristic developments of science and technology especially those of the disciplines falling the high technolgy fields;
  • To act as an independent forum of senior and eminent scientists and technologists of the country and to act as a "Think Tank" to the Federal Government on policies and problems of national importance in respect of science and technology;
  • To collect science and technology statistics and maintain a data bank of the research and development institutions of the country;
  • To provide a forum for co-ordination of S&T activities with national and international agencies;
  • To enter into contracts, agreements with national agencies for undertaking development projects in fields relevant to the functions of the Council; and
  • To organize study groups and task forces for dealing witth issues such as:-
    • Scientometric studies and analysis of science and technology data;
    • Assessement and innovation of impact of science and technology policies and programmes on the overall development of the country;
    • Preparation of state of art reports on certain important scientific and technological issues;
    • Identification of priority subjects with reference to their bearing on socio-economic development and national security; and
    • Encouragement of consultancy services for scientists and technologists in various important fields

Federal Minister
Mr. Zahid Hamid
Federal Secretary
Mr. Kamran Ali Qureshi
Chairperson
Prof. Dr. Mudassir Asrar
Important Publications

News and Events
One-day Consultative Workshop on "Encouraging Problem-Solving Research"
Assessment and Appraisal Practices in Universities and R&D Organizations on 15th April 2014, Lahore
PCST Tender Document for Documentary
Tender Document can be download by click the link
Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan 2013(First Draft)
Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan 2013 (First Draft) can be download by click the link
PSP Data Correction Form
PSP Data Correction Form can be download by click the link
International Conference on Plants, People and Climate 2013 was started on 5th November 2013 in Islamabad
The Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Mr. Zahid Hamid was chief guest at the occasion.
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Research Productivity Award 2013
Applications are invited for Research Productivity Award for the year 2013 and to update the Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan.
International Conference on Plants, People and Climate 2013 at National University of Sciences and Technology.(NUST), Islamabad.
Conference detail can download
by click the link
PCST proudly invites Industry, Acadmia, Innovators, Public and Private sector organizations, Chambers of commerce at University of Gujrat on 1-2 October 2013
NATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) SURVEY 2012-13
PCST collects Science and Technology Statistics and carrys out Scientometric studies and analysis of science and Technology data. Therefore, National Research and Development (R&D) survey 2012-13 has been planned.
The Proforma can be downloaded by click the link.
Annual Innovation Summit 2013.
Innovation awards were awarded on behalf of Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) on 9-10 April, 2013.
Gender Mainstreaming in Pakistan.
PROFORMA for Gender Mainstreaming in Pakistan.
National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2012.
Research Productivity Award Ceremony, 16 May 2012.
International Conference on Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges, 9-11 May, 2012.
Workshop on:"Science & Technology Policies and Planning in SAARC Countries".