Promotion of basic and fundamental research in the
universities & other institutions on scientific problems relevant to
socio economic development of the country.
Processing of research projects in all disciplines
Utilization of the results of research projects
Promotion and popularization of science among
masses by establishment of science centers, clubs, museum, herbaria,
Planning and development activities of PSF and
other subsidiary organizations i.e. PMNH and PASTIC.
Organization of science conferences, symposia and
Exchange of visits of scientists and technologists
and liaison with similar bodies in other countries.
Special scientific surveys.
Rant of awards, prizes & fellowships.
Review of progress of scientific research in the
concerned fields and evaluation of results.
Establishment of scientific & technological information
and dissemination centers.