3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 19th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 19th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Marine Resources

The meeting was held on 18th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Marine Resources

The meeting was held on 18th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

2nd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 5th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

2nd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 5th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

1st Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 14th April, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

1st Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation

The meeting was held on 14th April, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

Sixth Consultative Workshop Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research

Dr. Tariq Bashir, Principal Research Officer, PCST speaking at the Workshop held on 9th April 2015 in the University of Karachi.

Sixth Consultative Workshop Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research

Dr. Alia Reham ORIC head, University of Karachi presenting a shield to Dr. Shakeel Babar, Scientific Secretary, PCST at the Workshop held on 9th April 2015 in the University of Karachi.

Fifth Consultative Workshop on Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research

Dr. S.M. Qureshi, ex Federal Secretary & Chairman PCST was among the worthy participants of the Workshop held on 7th April 2015 in MUET, Jamshoro.

Fifth Consultative Workshop on Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Uqaili, Vice Chancellor, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology speaking at the Workshop held on 7th April 2015 in MUET, Jamshoro.

ORIC Conference on Problem-Solving Research

Group photo of the participants of the ‘ORIC Conference’ organized by PCST in collaboration with IRP and LCCI on 5th March 2015 in Lahore.

ORIC Conference on Problem-Solving Research

Mr. Ijaz A. Mumtaz, President LCCI presenting a shield to Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hasan Gilani S.I., Chairperson, PCST during the ‘ORIC Conference’ held on 5th March 2015 in Lahore.

2nd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Marine Resources

The meeting was held on 26th February, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's participated in the meeting.

The launching ceremony of National Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event titled "DICE 2015" will be held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on 29 Jan 2015.

Chairman PCST, Prof Dr Anwar ul Hassan Gilani was addressed the inaugural session.

PCST Innovation Awards – 2014’

PCST is pleased to announce initiation of new award. Applications are invited from all over Pakistan

National Consultative Workshop on STI Strategy 2014-18 and Launching of Technology Foresight Reports, Book on GM Food and Directory of PSP

The workshop was held on June 12, 2014 at 10:00 am in Marriott Hotel, Islamabad.

The 3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel meeting on Nanotechnology

The meeting was held on 5th May, 2014 at 10:00 am in PCST. 13 panel members attended the meeting.

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.


Talented Young Scientists Visiting Program (TYSP), China.

Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology has launched "Talented Young Scientists Visiting Program". Under this program, Young Scientists under the age 45 may apply for funding upto 2000 US Dollars, For the duration of 6-12 months.

The Program is very much attractive and beneficial for Pakistan.Interested candidates may contact directly to www.tysp.org/english website.

The program is purely on merit based and selection of candidates is by Ministry of Science and Technology, China only.


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

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Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani
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Situation Vacant (2015)
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) invites applications for the vacant post. For more detail, click this link
3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation
The meeting was held on 19th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's will participate in the meeting.
3rd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Marine Resources
The meeting was held on 18th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's will participate in the meeting.
PCST Tender Document for 5 Branded Computers
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology invites tenders from firms registered with GST/Income tax department for supply of 05 branded computers. for more information, Please click this link
2nd Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation
The meeting was held on 5th May, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's will participate in the meeting.
1st Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Public Health & Sanitation
The meeting was held on 14th April, 2015 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's will participate in the meeting.
Situation Vacant (2015)
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) invites applications for the vacant posts. For more detail, click this link
1st Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Marine Resources
The meeting was held on 31st October, 2014 at Pakistan Council for Science & Technology. Experts from Public sector, Academia, Private sector and NGO's will participate in the meeting.
Innovation Award of the Year 2014
PCST is pleased to announce initiation of new award to harness the creative and innovative spirit of the nation. Applications are invited from researchers, academicians, students or individuals either self-employed or working in the Higher Education Institutions, R&D Organization / industry.
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Dear Scientists/Colleagues
The Council is pleased to announce that the journal titled Science, Technology & Development (STD) has recently been recognized by HEC and is placed in Category 'Z'.
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