DGRSDT
The CNRST (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research)

The CNRST is the body in charge of setting up the major orientations of the national policy of scientific research and technological development, determining the priorities among the national research programmes, coordinating their implementation.

Decree n° 92-23 of January 1992 and decree n° 08-237 of 27 July 2008.
Decision of 29 December 2010 regarding the list of CNRST members.
In the law n° 15-21, it is denominated Conseil National de Recherche Scientifique et du Développement Technologique (CNRSDT).

Mission defined by the law :
Defining the orientations of the national policy on the subject, determining the priorities among the national research programmes and implementing them.

Missions defined in the application text :
Setting up the major orientations of the national policy of scientific research and technological development, determining the priorities among the national research programmes, coordinating their implementation. In this regard, it is responsible especially for :
- Determining the major options of scientific and technical research;
- Adopting the general orientations of the national plan of scientific and technical research;
- Appreciating the results of the actions undertaken under the national plan of scientific and technical research;
- Setting up the general orientations of the policy of preservation, valorization and development of the national scientific and technical potential;
- Setting up the measures relating to the adoption of organizational frameworks of research at different stages of its evolution and development.