The pivotal role of Technology Development and Innovation in economic development is well known. Innovation is essential for sustainable growth and socio-economic development. Technology Development and Project Management Division (TDPMD) serves as a powerful platform in the Kerala State to foster Research & Development, promote New Technology Development, inspire innovations, encourage industry partnership, and acts to provide a unique Innovation Ecosystem based on transformational research, strengthened partnerships, to support the state specific problems and challenges.

Technology Development and Project Management Division (TDPMD) is exclusively devoted for managing Research & Development, Technology Development & Management, Intellectual Property Protection & Management, enhancing the intellectual capital of Scientific/Technical Staff. This division is committed towards administering schemes and programmes to improve the technological output of the State.

1. Schemes for Promoting Engineering &Technology


2. Schemes for Promoting Rural Technology

3. Schemes for promoting IPR and Innovation

4. Scheme for the capacity building of Scientific/ Technical Staff

Dr. Ajit Prabhu V
Chief Scientist & Head
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Dr. Binuja Thomas
Principal Scientist
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Dr. Sherin B.M 
Junior Scientist
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Sri. Safikh S
Technical Officer
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Head, Technology Development & Project Management Division (TDPMD)
Kerala State Council for Science Technology & Environment (KSCSTE)
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P. O.
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
Ph: + 91-471-2548314
E.mail: tdpmd[dot]kscste[at]kerala[dot]gov[dot]in