Published on: April 23, 2022



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Ajay Kumar Sood, an eminent physicist has been appointed as the central government’s principal scientific advisor PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC ADVISER(PSA)

  • Set up in 1999 by the Cabinet Secretariat
  • Secretary level position.
  • Chief advisor to the government on matters related to scientific policy. The policies focus on critical infrastructure, economic and social sectors.

Freudenstadt Role

  • Science and technology fundamentals with applied research in collaboration with multiple stakeholders, both in central and state governments
  • Enabling future preparedness in emerging domains of science and technology
  • Formulating and coordinating major inter-ministerial science and technology missions
  • Providing an enabling ecosystem for technology led innovations and techno-entrepreneurship
  • Driving innovation and technology delivery towards solving socio-economic challenges for sustainable growth
  • Fostering effective public-private linkages for driving research and innovation Initiatives Undertaken by PSA

  • The Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC)
  • Empowered Technology Group (ETG)
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 (STIP 2020)