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Sri Vijay Kumar G.Srkr, IAS

Secretary to Govt., EFS & T Dept.,
Govt. of A.P.

Dr. Y. Aparna

Member Secretary

About APCOST

Recognizing the importance of Science & Technology for the overall Socio-economic development of State, during sixth five year plan, the Government of India desired to establish the State Councils and the responsibility is vested with the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. Accordingly, the DST performed catalytic role in establishing State Science & Technology Councils. The Government of Andhra Pradesh established the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Science & Technology (APCOST) during the year 1986.

APCOST is an autonomous body registered under Societies Registration Act 1350 Fasli, and working under the aegis of Environment, Forests, Science & Technology (EFS&T) Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. APCOST is having (1) General Council & (2) Executive Committee (EC).

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Vision

"A. P. Council of Science and Technology (APCOST) shall act as a focal forum to inculcate scientific temper for attaining new heights in research and development for welfare of masses and to improve the quality of their life as well as to solve important issues of socio-economic development of the state by acting as organic link between science, technology and economy.”

Mission

"APCOST will dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science and technology along with its research and development programmes.”