Promotion of S&T projects and Science Popularisation activities:-
Educational and research institutions, bonafide NGOs and relevant government organisations can avail of this scheme. Funds are released in the form of grant-in-aid to undertake appropriate S&T projects, science popularisation activities, environmental awareness drives and scientific workshops/seminars. Applications in the
prescribed format should be made to the Director (DST&WM) on the address
at the Contact Us Page. The proposals are scrutinized for approval within one month of the date of receipt of completed applications.
Non-Conventional and Renewable Energy Sources:-
Activities under this scheme are undertaken through the Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA), an agency of the government under the purview of the DST&WM & is located at
GIDC Building,Panaji, Goa. The mandate of GEDA is to promote non-conventional and renewable energy sources and gadgets through popularization campaigns, demonstrations and offer of incentives. While achieving the said objectives, the public is also made aware of energy crisis, and adverse environmental impacts of conventional energy use. For detailed information on the non-conventional energy products and services/schemes offered by GEDA contact the Member Secretary,
Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA), Goa Industrial Development
Corporation (GIDC), Patto- Panaji.