Ministry of Science and Technology; Ministry of Earth Sciences

The Ministry of Science and Technology is the Indian government ministry charged with formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to science and technology in India.

  1. It includes these departments
  2. Department of Atomic Energy
  3. Department of Biotechnology
  4. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
  5. Department of Science and Technology

The Ministry of Earth Sciences formed in 2006 from a merger of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) , the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) , the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, and Earth Risk Evaluation Centre (EREC), and the Ministry of Ocean Development. It is one of the youngest ministries of the Government of India.

Minsters in the Ministry