About Us

J&K Science, Technology & Innovation Council (formerly J&K State Council for Science & Technology) under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of Jammu & Kashmir was established in 1989, with an aim and objective of promoting Science and Technology and now Innovation as well in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir (erstwhile State) and to play the role of a nodal Department for organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the UT of J&K. It has the responsibility of keeping liaise with other R&D Institutions, CSIR labs, Universities, Colleges, Educational Institutions apart from the line Departments in order to find the solutions of the local specific issues and projects confronting by the community based on scientific analysis and findings.

Aim & objective

Science and Technology is considered as the most powerful instrument/tool for Economic growth and Development in the emerging and competitive world. Scientific and Technological advancements are the key indicators of economic prosperity of a region or a country. In order to reap the benefits of science and Technology for human welfare, JKST&IC was created as a nodal organization in the UT of J&K in the year 1989. The basic objectives of the JKST&IC is to work for the promotion and popularization of science and Technology at the grassroots level, to foster spirit of inquiry, rational thinking and Inquisitiveness, to coordinate scientific activities/events of importance, To develop human resource in S&T, to support promotion and dissemination of low cost technologies produced in various R&D institutions across the country, to provide the desirable platforms and financial support for the innovators and inventors for harnessing the benefits of science and Technology .supporting R&D projects and scientific studies of local importance in different fields of S&T. The above activities are implemented on the ground through Educational Institutions, R&D institutions and other line Departments of UT.


The main schemes for the public are Science popularization, science Talent Promotion, Projects for Research, Development and Extension, Dissemination of low cost Technologies in various fields of S&T like agriculture ,Horticulture, health, Information technology etc. project K-5000 and Establishment of Bio- tech parks Innovation Hubs and science Museums.


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Organization Structure

Administrative Secretary

Science Technology Department

( Chief Executive JKST&IC )

Commissioner / Secretary to Government


PostTotal StrenghtIn PositionVacant
Additional Director0202Nil
Joint Director0303Nil *
Deputy Director0303Nil
Assistant Director01Nil01
District S&T Coordinator020101
Research Assistant05Nil05
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Lavender cultivation Site at Nathnusa Kupwara District Kashmir

Construction site of Bio-technology Park at Ghathi Kutha Jammu

Construction site of Bio-technology Park at Handwara Kashmir

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Contact Us

Srinagar Office

Our Address

Technical secretariat JK science, Technology and Innovation Council
Department of Science and Technology Tawanai Ghar SDA colony Bemina , Srinagar 190018
( w.e.f Ist May upto 31st Oct)

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Jammu Office

Our Address

Technical secretariat JK science, Technology and Innovation Council, Department of Science and Technology. 5- B/C Ghandhi Nagar Jammu 180004
w.e.f ( 1st Nov upto 30th April )

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Land Line No. 0191-2433045, 0191-2439886

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