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National Research Council of Thailand

The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) was inaugurated by the National Research Council Act B.E.2502 (1959) and was designated by the Cabinet as the national body responsible for the implementation of research related matters. The NRCT is also assigned to give comments to the Prime Minister when requested.

The administrative body of the NRCT is consisted of three parts; the first one is the National Research Council chaired by Prime Minister, with Deputy Prime Ministers as Vice Chairmen, and Ministers are Deputy Ministers as Advisors; the second one is the National Research Council Executive Board; and the last body is the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand headed by Secretary-General.

The main function of the National Research Council is to research into the matters assigned by the Cabinet, to take into consideration the proposal of the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) under the National Research Council Act, to propose opinions to the Cabinet, and to offer notion / suggestions in research matters assigned by the Prime Minister.