The Council

The Council

The law n° 40/2017 of 21/08/2017 establishing the National Council of Science and Technology (NCST) and determining its mission, organization and functioning state that “NCST is composed of the following management organs: 

  1. The Council; 
  2. The Executive Secretariat;

The Council has the following responsibilties:

  1. to establish the guidelines of NCST;
  2. to provide  advice that  enables NCST to fulfil its mission;
  3. to determine the categories of activities to be given priority in the use of science and technology;
  4. to adopt the report, planning and action plan  of NCST;
  5. to approve the Internal Rules and Regulations   of NCST;
  6. to approve the draft budget proposal of NCST;
  7. to oversee the functioning of the Executive Secretariat of NCST;
  8. to take decisions on all other matters falling within the mission  of NCST

The National Science and Technology Council is made by 11 members



About NCST

Our core mission is to provide strategic advices and recommendations to the Government on all matters relating to policies, legislation and regulation in the fields of science, technology, research and innovation and monitor the implementation of such policies and legislation. It also mandated to mobilise the National Research and Innovation Fund to facilitate Researchers and Innovators

Online services

Submit the Research permit or Grant application

Access NCST E-mail account
Document Tracking

Get in touch

National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)
13th Floor, Grand Pension Plaza
KN 2 Avenue, Nyarugenge - Kigali - Rwanda
P.O. Box 2285 Kigali
Phone: +250781030798