Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet (SAC-C) is the apex advisory body of the Government of India in science & Technology. It renders advice on science and technology policies, strategies and missions for generation of innovations and support systems for multiple applications. It advises on generation of S & T tasks in critical infrastructure, economic and social sectors in partnership with Government departments, institutions and industry.
The Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India is the chairman, ex-officio, of the SAC-C. The committee has representation of leading scientists, technologists, various scientific departments, universities, science academies and industry leaders. Major recommendations of SAC-C, after having wide consultations with all the stakeholders lead to position papers and reports for developing new initiatives, followed by appropriate action.