Dr. Anil Kothari

Director General

Since its inception in 1982, the Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology has been promoting, popularizing and applying science & technology for the development of state and its citizen. With its vivid scientific programmes, well established network, substantial budgetary support coupled with qualified and experienced scientific personnel, the Council is one of the leading state S&T Councils of the country. State S&T Awards, Innovative teacher Award, Young Scientist Award, Mission Excellence Awards are some of the encouragement practices of this Council. Keeping pace with modern scientific advancements, validation and documentation of traditional knowledge, economic empowerment through cluster development, inculcating science in younger brains through mission excellence programme, supporting government in planning through Resource Atlas programme, etc., are important activities of Council. The Council works with the ‘mantra’ as “ विकास की बात विज्ञान के साथ’’