The Invisible City Makers in Bangalore

[Editor’s Note: When I was researching for this post on CSTEP, I came across an exhaustive 98-page report (authored in 2010) on the homeless in Bangalore. The research was done in collaboration with 29 Bangalore-based NGOs (including CSTEP). There are numerous insights and many heart-breaking stories of homelessness in the study. I’ve stayed away completely …

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CSTEP: World-class research meets policy and decision making

[Editor’s Note: Last month, I had a meeting with Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and Energy Efficiency category lead at Bangalore-based CSTEP. This post is based on our conversation and subsequent research.] CSTEP (which expands to Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy) is a non-profit research corporation registered under Section 25 of …

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