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Science, Technology and Environment

The Department of Science, Technology & Environment (DST&E) was established in the year 1983 as a Secretariat Administrative Department at Panaji, and is now (since 1997), located in a modern premises at Saligao (Bardez), 12 kms. from Capital City of Panaji.

 

The Department is headed by the Director who is also the ex-officio Joint Secretary to the Government. The Department implements various schemes towards popularization of science, environmental awareness, promotions of Science & Technology (S&T) projects relevant to the State, implementation of renewable energy programmes, application of remote sensing technology, and enforcement of “environmental protection/pollution control” laws. The mandate of the Department is executed through various statutory and non-statutory agencies/authorities listed below

 

  • Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB).
  • Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA).
  • Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB).
  • Goa State Council of Science & Technology (GSCS&T).
  • Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA).
  • Goa Environment Protection Council (GEPC).

Objectives:

  • Promotion of appropriate S&T and environmental projects relevant to the needs of the State.
  • Implementation of science popularisation and environmental awareness drives.
  • Organization and promotion of scientific exhibitions, seminars and workshops.
  • Publications of papers, brochures and books etc. relevant to S& T.
  • Application of Remote sensing technology for management of natural resources and planning.
  • Popularisation and dissemination of non-conventional and renewable energy sources and gadgets.
  • Administration of statutory and advisory bodies on S &T and Environment.
  • Drafting of environmental legislations proposed by the Government from time to time.
  • Nodal action to implement ‘State/Central’ Acts/Legislations on environment and pollution control through the respective enforcement authorities.
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Shri Levinson Martins
Director(Science & Technology) - Department of Science, Technology & Environment
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address
Opp. Saligao Seminary,
Saligao, Bardez,
Goa - 403511
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+91 832 2407187
+91 832 2407189
+91 832 2407580
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+91 832 2407176
Direction issued under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
English (285 KB) download
Goa Non Biodegradable (Garbage) Control Act, 1996
English (503 KB) download
Goa Water Rules, 1988, Index Amendments
English (545 KB) download
The Goa Air Rules, 1989 with Index and other related notifications
English (434 KB) download
The Noise Pollution Rules (as ameded till 11-01-2010)
English (474 KB) download
manuals of RTI pertaining to DSTE
English (2,332 KB) download
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The Member Secretary
Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA)


address
Opposite Saligao Seminary,
Saligao, Bardez,
Goa - 403 511
contact details
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+91 832 2407194
+91 832 2407112
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+91 832 2407194
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The Member Secretary
Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB)


address
Dempo Towers,
EDC Complex, Patto,
Panaji, Goa - 403 001
contact details
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+91 832 2438567
+91 832 2438550
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+91 832 2438528
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The Member Secretary


address
Opp. Saligao Seminary,
Saligao, Bardez,
Goa - 403511
contact details
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+91 832 2407186
+91 832 2407187
+91 832 2407189
+91 832 2407176
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+91 832 2407186

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