Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR)

  • Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan, 44050
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  • Founded Date January 1, 1900
  • Sectors Engineering , Government , Management Job
  • Posted Jobs 1
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  • Founded Since 1964

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The Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) was established in 1953 under Societies Act to promote the cause of science and technology in the country. It has been operating under the law since 1973, which was amended in 1984. The President of the Council is the President appointed by the Federal Government.

The 21-member Council is the policy-making body of the PCSIR, which is composed of the Chairman, three members of the Governing Body, three Directors of PCSIR Laboratories, four representatives of four Ministries, four Directors of Industries, one from each province and six representatives of the industry.

The Governing Body is the executive body of the Council and consists of the Chairman and three full-time members, namely Member (Science), Member (Technology) and Member (Finance), nominated by the Government.

The headquarters of the PCSIR functions in Islamabad where the offices of the Chairman, Member (Science), Member (Technology), Member (Finance) and Secretary PCSIR are located.

The Science Wing is headed by Member (Science), who oversees R&D, Training, International Affairs and Scientific Information Services matters.

The Technology Wing is headed by the Member (Technology), who looks after matters related to Technology, Industrial Liaison and Civil Works.

The finance wing is headed by the member (Finance) who is responsible for the activities in the Finance and Audit and Accounts departments. The Chairman is assisted by the Secretary and the Administration and Incorporation Department working directly under him.

There are eleven labs/units and five HRD centers across the country, headed by Directors General/Directors reporting directly to the Chair. 150 officers / employees work at the head office, including 07 directors in various divisions / wings. There are 570 scientists/engineers/technologists working in different labs, supported by 859 technicians/skilled workers/support staff and 1125 non-technical staff (administrative/accounts/security etc.).

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