2004, October 28

Proposal

The then Hon’ble Minister of State for Planning, Government of India in his letter had requested the then Deputy Chief Ministers and the Minister of Science and Technology to establish Science and Technology Academy by stating “If science and technology are not developed in the competitive world, regional growth will not be possible” and mentioned that Shri N. Seshagiri Rao had also called for the establishment of the same at the Kannadigara Jagruti Samavesha


Announcement

The Then Hon’ble Chief Ministers announced the establishment of Science and Technology Academy during the Celebration of Kannada Rajyostava

2004, November 01
2005, July 30

Establishment

To promote the development of science and technology in the state, encourage basic science education and to popularize science among students and general public, Karnataka Science and Technology Academy was established on July 30, 2005 (Government Order No: ವಿಯಇ 70 ವಿತ್ರಮ 2004)

Constitution of Committee under the Chairmanship of Prof. U. R. Rao

Constitution of a committee comprising of Additional Chief Secretaries/ Principal Secretaries of concerned Government Departments and eminent personalities in the field of science and technology as nominated members

2005, July 30
2005, September 04

Inauguration

Inaugurated on September 04, 2005

First Reconstitution

Government reconstituted the Chairman and Members on November 04, 2008 by GO

2008, November 04
2009, April 06

Autonomous Organisation

Registered as an autonomous organisation under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 by the Government

Second Reconstitution

Government reconstituted the Chairman and Members on May 28, 2012 by GO

2012, May 28
2015, November 04

Third Reconstitution

Government reconstituted the Chairman and Members on November 04, 2015 by GO

Dr. S. K. Shivakumar nominated as Chairman

After the sad demise of Prof. U. R. Rao, Government nominated Dr. S. K. Shivakumar, Former Director, URR Satellite Center as the Chairman

2017, November 01
2020, May 21

Reconstitution of Committee under the Chairmanship of Prof. S. Ayyappan

Fourth Reconstitution: Reconstituted under the Chairmanship of Prof. S. Ayyappan, Chancellor, Central Agricultural University, Imphal and
Former Director General, ICAR/ Secretary, DARE, GoI on May 21, 2020 by GO

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